• Girls On The Run
     
    Girls on the Run 
     
    Girls on the Run is a program designed to foster positive self-esteem, promote healthy choices, and equip girls in grades 3-5 with the tools necessary lead a successful and happy life.  Although not a running program, Girls on the Run uses physical activities to help promote a healthy lifestyle. 
     
     Girls on the Run® was established in 1996 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Girls on the Run® curricula, the heart of the program, provides pre-adolescent girls with the necessary tools to embrace their individual strengths and successfully navigate life experiences. The earliest version of the 24­ lesson curriculum was piloted in 1996 with the help of thirteen brave girls. Twenty-six girls came the next season, then seventy-five. In 2000, Girls on the Run International, a 501c3 organization was born.
     
    Girls on the Run was introduced at Lawnton in Fall 2013.  The team is coached by 2-4 teacher/parent volunteers.  The team practices two days a week after school from 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.