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Celebrate International Day of the Girl with GOTR-DC!

International Day of the Girl

Every year, on October 11, the world comes together to celebrate International Day of the Girl, a day that reminds us of the remarkable potential, strength, and resilience of girls not only in Washington, DC but around the world. Girls on the Run - DC (GOTR DC) is dedicated to empowering these young girls, and on that day, we'd like to share our celebration of their potential and how you can join us in making a lasting impact.

Empowering Girls, One Step at a Time

At GOTR-DC, our mission is clear: inspire girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident. We believe in nurturing the whole girl, focusing on her physical, emotional, and social development. Through a unique blend of running and lessons promoting self-esteem, teamwork, and resilience, we empower girls to embrace their potential and stand tall in their uniqueness.

Supporting Our Mission

This International Day of the Girl, we invite you to support our mission and help us continue to uplift the girls in our community. Each season, we provide more than 65% of our participants with a program scholarship. Your generosity can help us continue to make a profound difference in the lives of the girls we serve.

Please consider making a donation at Your contribution ensures that every girl, regardless of her family's financial circumstances, can access the valuable resources and support we offer.

International Day of the Girl serves as a powerful reminder that every girl deserves the opportunity to flourish, dream big, and achieve her goals.

Let's come together as a community, and create a brighter future filled with boundless possibilities!


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