Girls on the Run is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams.

OUR PROGRAMS

"Girls on the Run Mid Michigan is an independent council of Girls on the Run International, which has a network of over 200 councils across 50 states and the District of Columbia. Girls on the Run Mid Michigan was established in 2007 to serve Shiawassee County and has grown to include not only Shiawassee County, but Genesee, Ingham, Clinton and Eaton Counties as well. Over the past 10 years we have served nearly 3,500 girls!"

Girls on the Run International was established in 1996 in Charlotte, North Carolina by Molly Barker. What started with thirteen girls in one school has grown to over 200 councils in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. With the help of almost 100,000 volunteers, Girls on the Run served nearly 180,000 girls in 2015, including our millionth girl! Girls on the Run continues to grow and currently hosts more than 350 end-of-season 5K events across the United States, making the Girls on the Run 5K series the largest in the country. Girls on the Run has also expanded to include middle school girls through Heart & Sole, a program dedicated to the unique needs of adolescent girls.

core values

Recognize our POWER and RESPONSIBILITY to be INTENTIONAL in our decision making

Embrace our DIFFERENCES and find STRENGTH in our CONNECTEDNESS

Express JOY, OPTIMISM AND GRATITUDE through our words, thoughts
and actions

LEAD with an OPEN HEART and assume POSITIVE INTENT

NURTURE our physical, emotional and spiritual HEALTH

STAND UP for ourselves and others

our people

OUR STAFF

Stephanie McClintock

Council Director


“As girls head into adolescence and adulthood they are faced with both challenges and opportunities. Girls on the Run equips them with the skills necessary to rise to the challenges and make the most of the opportunities. I am proud to be part of this!”

We're always considering passionate individuals to join our team and help us inspire more girls in the Mid-Michigan area.

Current Opportunities
Our Board

Mary Kelpinski

Board Chair

Michigan Pork Producers Association

Erin Pierce

Vice Chair

Jackson National Life Insurance

Matthew VanEpps

Secretary

VanEpps and VanEpps Attorneys

Kara Peters

Treasurer

Peckham, Inc.

Debbie Gilbert

Trustee

Gilbert's Hardware Do it Best

Sandra Sellers

Trustee

Crim Fitness Foundation

Barbara Byrum

Trustee

Ingham County

Becky Hager

Trustee

Waverly Community Schools

Kerry Downs

Trustee

Crim Fitness Foundation

At the heart of Girls on the Run are amazing volunteers whose commitment and passion impact the lives of girls each year.

Board Opportunities

Girls on the Run Mid-Michigan
P.O. Box 1836
Owosso, MI 48867

(989) 723-6329

info@gotrmidmichigan.org