The mission of Girls on the Run is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confidentusing a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.
Girls on the Run of Central Oregon is dedicated to helping girls stay out of the "Girl Box" - a place where girls are valued more for their outward appearance than their character inside.
Girls on the Run is a prevention program that encourages young girls to develop self-respectand healthy lifestyles. The curricula addresses all aspects of a girl's development by combining training for a 3.1 mile run/walk event with lessons designed to promotephysical, emotional, social and spiritual development. The program objective is to reduce the display of at-risk behaviors among participants by providing the girls with the tools to make healthy decisions and form positive self-images.