What proceeds will be used for

The proceeds will help fund scholarships for girls who may need financial assistance in order to participate in the program ($290,000 in scholarships were provided in 2014, alone). Over 50% of our girls receive scholarships to participate in the program.

Girls on the Run of the Rockies Fact Sheet:
  • is an independent council of Girls on the Run® International.
  • started in 2005 (known as Girls on the Run of Denver).
  • serves 3rd through 8th grade girls.
  • More than 4,000 girls will participate in the Girls on the Run this year.
  • each year, approximately 50% of participants qualify for the Girls on the Run of the Rockies scholarship program and pay between $10 and $75 to participate. (Full fee is $150).
  • is offered at more than 220 program sites each year.
  • program sites include schools and recreation centers.
  • programs are available in the greater-Denver area including Pueblo, Colorado Springs and Ft. Collins.
  • has more than 500 volunteer coaches every year.
  • has received grants from the following foundations:
    • Daniels Fund
    • Coors Foundation
    • Colorado Health Foundation
    • Denver Foundation
    • El Pomar
    • The Anschutz Foundation
    • The Anschutz Family Foundation
    • RMA 20/30
    • Colorado Biz Cares Foundation
    • Pikes Peak Community Foundation
    • The Joseph Henry Edmondson Foundation

Annual fundraisers:

  • Girls Only- February
  • Girls on the Run 5K – May in Denver and November in Colorado Springs
Address
Executive Director -- Lisa Johnson
15101 E. Iliff Ave., Suite 200
Aurora, CO 80014

Email
lisa.johnson@girlsontherun.org

Website
www.girlsontherunrockies.org

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