Serving 18 parishes throughout

South Louisiana

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"I want to change the world by doing big things."

-Jane, 5th Grade

NEW STUDY DEMONSTRATES THAT GIRLS ON THE RUN TRANSFORMS YOUNG GIRLS’ LIVES

A recent independent study provides compelling evidence that Girls on the Run is highly effective at driving transformative and lasting change in the lives of third to fifth grade girls. The program’s intentional curriculum places an emphasis on developing competence, confidence, connection, character, caring, and contribution in young girls through lessons that incorporate running and other physical activities. Throughout the course of the ten-week program, girls learn critical life skills including managing emotions, resolving conflict, helping others and making intentional decisions. It is the combination of the research-based curriculum, trained coaches and a commitment to serve all girls that sets Girls on the Run apart from other after-school programs.

Rise and Shine Breakfast

Wake up with something wonderful! You are cordially invited to the Rise and Shine Breakfast on Friday, October 13 at Lod Cook Alumni Center.

Hamilton Tickets Raffle

Two Hamilton tickets  + roundtrip airfare + a two-night stay in NYC on October 16 & 17. Raffle ends on June 22nd at 5pm.

Girls on the Run 5K Series Spring Recap

We hosted the Girls on the Run 5K Series in Lafayette and Baton Rouge this May. Read more about the celebration events...

Join us April 29 for the Happys 5000!

We are proud to be the charity partner this year. Visit happys5000.com to register for this fun and festive event.

Girls on the Run Selected as Most Influential in Health and Wellness by National AfterSchool Association

Girls on the Run Selected as Most Influential in Health and Wellness by National AfterSchool Association

Coach Spotlight - Leigh Phillips

Coach Leigh Phillips from Sulphur, LA believes that Girls on the Run gives girls something to work for; as team members they want to be leaders and role models for other students in the school. 

Kirsten Landry Gatorade Louisiana Runner of Year

Kirsten Landry of Ascension Episcopal School wins Gatorade Louisiana Runner of the Year. Kirsten chose Girls on the Run South Louisiana as her charity of choice for the $1,000 grant from the Gatorade Pay It Forward Program. Read about her success on and off the course.

Coach Spotlight - Patty Blanchard

After an inspirational Girls on the Run 5k experience in 2013, Patty Blanchard brought the Girls on the Run program to her school. Five years later she crossed the finish line of her first marathon with her daughter. 

Support by Shopping our Amazon Wish List

Purchasing from our wish list helps us keep down costs and maintain supply inventory. Your gift is sent directly to our office and will be used for program and 5k supplies.

Girls on the Run South Louisiana
3185 Balis Drive
Unit 104
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

(225) 636-0800

hydie@girlsontherungbr.org