Sunday, February 21, 2016

Girls on the Run afterschool program

Girls on the Run (GOTR) is a unique 10 week (twice weekly) after­school program led by trained coaches that guides girls through a fun, uplifting, and proven curriculum.

Through dynamic conversation-­based lessons and active games, coaches teach and model essential healthy living skills. Some of the themes include making good friends, working in a group, resisting peer pressure, making healthy decisions, and contributing to the community. Along the way, the girls train together to walk or run in a 5K (3.1 mile) celebratory event with girls from other Western Mass GOTR programs.

Girls on the Run is supported and reliant on volunteer coaches. We are looking for volunteer coaches to make this program successful.​Coaches do not need to be runners!  Crocker Farm has one coach volunteer already committed; we are looking for 1­-2 more to make this program a success.

The season begins the week of March 14th and runs for 10 weeks, twice a week, Wed & Fri, 3-4:45 =

Cost for the 20 sessions is $150 & covers snack, t-shirt & registration for a 5K race on June 5th at HCC. Partial & full financial aid is available when you register.

Find out more at, or contact:
Derek Shea,, or
Alison Berman, GOTR Council Director,,(413) 687­-2726.