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Foundation Support

Arbonne Charitable Foundation Visit Site

Arbonne Charitable Foundation

The Arbonne Charitable Foundation’s mission is to provide support for programs and opportunities that promote the development of confidence and self‑esteem in teenage girls and boys.

Girls on the Run Willamette Valley is thrilled to bring Heart & Sole to middle school girls with the support from The Arbonne Charitable Foundation. We welcome this joint opportunity for cultivating confidence and self-esteem in girls. Thank you!

Benton Community Foundation Visit Site

Benton Community Foundation

What is a Community Foundation?  Community foundations are grantmaking public charities dedicated to improving the lives of people in a defined local geographic area. They bring together the financial resources of individuals, families, clubs, secular and non-secular associations and businesses to support effective charitable activities in their communities. 

As a community foundation, BCF has four primary responsibilities:

  • Builder and caretaker of permanent community resources
  • Service provider to donors
  • Grant maker
  • ​Convener, catalyst, and collaborator within the community 

Corvallis Kiwanis Foundation Visit Site

Corvallis Kiwanis Foundation

Primary purposes of the Corvallis Kiwanis Foundation are:

To assist all persons to have successful, enriched and meaningful lives;

To assist young people in attaining vocational and scholastic excellence;

To assist individuals with disabilities in achieving meaningful work, independence, integration and inclusion;

To assist other deserving individuals and organizations in charitable, educational, scientific research and other humanitarian purposes with financial and/or other means of assistance;

To support and encourage projects and programs which will, in the judgment of the Officers and the Board of Directors of the foundation, improve the quality of life in the greater Corvallis area.

The Jane Higdon Foundation Visit Site

The Jane Higdon Foundation

The Jane Higdon Memorial Fund is dedicated to the dreams and aspirations of Jane Higdon, who was tragically killed May 31, 2006, when she was struck by a truck while on a bicycle training ride on one of Oregon’s beautiful rural roads outside her home in Eugene, at the age of 47.

Jane wanted to make a difference in the world and sought ways to make her life more meaningful. To continue Jane’s spirit in a significant and lasting way, her friends have established a fund with The Oregon Community Foundation seeded by Jane’s savings and other contributions.

We need your help to make this a lasting fund for:

  • Scholarships and grants to encourage and empower girls and young women to pursue healthy and active lifestyles and academic excellence
  • Donations to non-profits that advocate and work for bicycling and pedestrian safety in Lane County, Oregon.

Jane set an example of motivation and perseverance in academics, work, and lifestyle. She earned graduate degrees in nursing, exercise physiology, and nutrition. She authored textbooks, scientific articles, and a nutritional website as a faculty researcher at Linus Pauling Institute at OSU in Corvallis, Oregon. She was an avid endurance athlete who participated in local running and swimming events and in international Ironman triathlons, her specialty. She participated in seven international and two Hawaii Ironman World Championships (in 1999 and 2000).

She felt fortunate to have had the opportunity to pursue her academic and athletic goals. She strongly believed that opportunity, development of self-confidence, and the support of mentors along the way, were keys to her personal achievements and ability to help others. She would be pleased to know opportunities for others were being provided in her memory.

NxG Fund (Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region) Visit Site

NxG Fund (Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region)

The NxG Fund at the Community Foundation was established with a $50,000 gift raised at an auction held at a family meeting in Elkart Lake, WI, in the summer of 2015. The fund encourages the descendants of Elisha to practice philanthropy together.  The NxG Fund makes grants in small towns and big cities across the United States where Smith family members are passionate about supporting charitable organizations and serving their communities.

Oregon Track Club Visit Site

Oregon Track Club

For over five decades, the Oregon Track Club (OTC) has been a major player in helping build the TrackTown USA brand.  The organization is volunteer-based and governed by an elected Board of Directors.  The Club’s impact is wide-ranging: from fitness to community service, to youth activities to track & field to road racing.  

Each year the Club funds several thousand dollars in Grassroots Grants throughout the community, and is a steward of the renowned Steve Prefontaine Memorial Trail.  

Simple Actions Family Foundation

Simple Actions Family Foundation

Simple Actions Family Foundation supports the visions and actions of those who improve lives and communities worldwide.

Soroptimist Int'l Corvallis Visit Site

Soroptimist Int'l Corvallis

Soroptimist is an international organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. Almost 95,000 Soroptimists in about 120 countries and territories contribute time and financial support to community–based and international projects that benefit women and girls.

The name, Soroptimist, means “best for women,” and that’s what the organization strives to achieve. Soroptimists are women at their best, working to help other women to be their best.

Community Partners

Corvallis Family Medicine Visit Site

Corvallis Family Medicine

Meet our 5K Gold level sponsor, Corvallis Family Medicine!

Celebrating 25 years of providing health care in the Mid-Willamette Valley, we are an independent clinic providing personalized full-spectrum family medicine in the Corvallis community and surrounding areas. Our philosophy emphasizes excellence in patient education, treatment of illness, prevention of disease, and promotion of healthy living.

Albany Public Schools Foundation Visit Site

Albany Public Schools Foundation

The mission of the Foundation is to generate and distribute resources that enrich and enhance education opportunities for all students, encourage teachers to implement innovative educational programs, and award scholarships to Albany Public School District students. 

Alsea Geospatial Visit Site

Alsea Geospatial

Incorporated in Oregon in 1996, Alsea Geospatial, Inc. (AGI) is a computer programming, GIS and database consulting firm. Initially a natural resource GIS business, we now develop custom applications and commercial-off-the-shelf products that focus on mobile data collection, database development, Windows and Web applications, Web mapping and GIS. An ESRI Business Partner and Authorized Developer, AGI specializes in linking databases to GIS and developing tools that make GIS easy to use.    

Boys & Girls Club of the Greater Santiam Visit Site

Boys & Girls Club of the Greater Santiam

Our Vision:

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Greater Santiam is dedicated to helping create an economically vibrant and prosperous community where all children thrive and grow to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.

Our Mission:

We will accomplish this vision by providing critical programs, services, and opportunities designed to prepare any child for success – in school, work, post-secondary education, and life.

 

Chvatal Orthodontics Visit Site

Chvatal Orthodontics

At Chvatal Orthodontics, we make people smile! Our outstanding reputation has been built on providing superior customer service for exceptional and personalized orthodontic care.

Gamma Phi Beta - Nu Chapter Visit Site

Gamma Phi Beta - Nu Chapter

Gamma Phi Beta is passionate about our philanthropic focus benefitting Girls on the Run! We know today's girls face more challenges than ever, making the need for a safe place with supportive mentors even greater. Girls need women in their lives who can help them develop the skills to succeed in life. Gamma Phi Betas are those women! 

 

We give girls the confidence to dream big. We inspire the female leaders of tomorrow. For nearly a century, Gamma Phi Beta has committed to improving the lives of young girls by not only building stronger girls but stronger communities through them.

Geoff Tomlinson Foundation Visit Site

Geoff Tomlinson Foundation

The Geoff Tomlinson Foundation supports healthy nutrition and exercise, peer mentoring programs and leadership programs for young people.

Geoff’s Foundation endeavors to support non-profit organizations that promote a healthy life-style, personal fitness and youth/peer mentoring programs. Special emphasis is to support OSU KidSpirit, Girls on the Run programs, and local races and events.

Geoff worked at OSU KidSpirit assisting staff, campers and their families and others to realize their potential. He wrote, “I always feel sad when I see people not believing in their own abilities. I encourage others to try their best and show them that they are good at doing what they think they cannot.” His Foundation carries on the spirit of Geoff’s caring for others and his healthy lifestyle.

Hard Core Yoga Visit Site

Hard Core Yoga

Our goal at Hard Core Yoga is to provide a fun, welcoming, inclusive environment for everyone to experience the benefits of yoga. When you walk through the door to the studio you will be welcomed warmly by our caring, experienced instructors, and our amazing and compassionate students. There is a great variety of experience levels at Hard Core Yoga, with many students who are just discovering yoga for the first time all the way to advanced practitioners who can effortlessly float into a handstand. The common theme with all of our students is mutual encouragement…we are all here to grow, deepen our practice, and enjoy ourselves, and there is a beautiful deep respect for every single student, regardless of ability or experience.

 

In this fast paced, high octane world that we live in today most of us feel like our life is maxed out. Exercise is such an essential component in maintaining a healthy, balanced life, and the great thing about our practice at Hard Core Yoga is we can build tremendous strength, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility while providing stress relief and the ability to remain present and mindful in our actions…on and off of our yoga mat. 

Crescent Village
2734 Shadow View Drive
Eugene, OR 97408

ISC Group at Town & Country Realty Visit Site

ISC Group at Town & Country Realty

Lisa Marie Warren & Catherine Fisher

A servant at heart, Lisa Marie feels privileged to help her clients achieve their goals, whether it is buying, selling or investing in real estate. She believes in educating her clients along the way, staying on top of the market conditions and paying attention to details. For most people, buying or selling a home is the largest financial transaction they will make. She takes this seriously yet has a warm, friendly approach and a touch of humor with which to navigate the process. She is excellent at keeping positive momentum going and coordinating all aspects of a transaction. Lisa Marie is no stranger to business, having spent the past 20 years in a variety of roles. She has owned her own small business, worked with Wall Street and has been a VP of Business Development. Lisa Marie earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon, and did post graduate studies at Portland State University.      

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Catherine knows just how special this town is, and what a wonderful place it is to live and work. Over 13 years of real estate experience, including residential, investment, and property management, combined with a love and knowledge of Corvallis, makes Catherine the perfect person to help you with your real estate needs. 

Dr. Tom Laster, DDS Visit Site

Dr. Tom Laster, DDS

Dr. Tom Laster has become a trusted name in Corvallis for delivering high quality, cutting edge dentistry. With large amounts of continuing education each year, he is constantly engaged in researching new techniques and alternative approaches. Dr. Laster has been honored to serve GOTR as merchandising coordinator since 2012.

Michele Mincinski of Keller Williams Realty Visit Site

Michele Mincinski of Keller Williams Realty

Michele is a volunteer coach at Girls on the Run, too!

Michele Mincinski is the Lead Buyer Specialist for The Wilson Team at Keller Williams Realty. Michele is an expert in the local Market. She provides a proactive approach to finding her clients homes. Michele watches the trends of the market very closely in order to come up with creative and ideas and solutions for her clients. 

When you retain the services of The Wilson Team, Corvallis Oregon Real Estate Team, this entitles you to a full service team that that is committed to helping you reach your home ownership dreams. Whether that dream involves purchasing a home in the Corvallis or Albany area, invest in Corvallis, or selling your home in Corvallis or Albany, the Wilson Team is a group of talented professionals working together with the main focus of getting you to the closing table.

Oregon Driver Training Institute Visit Site

Oregon Driver Training Institute

At Oregon Driver Training Institute, every instructor is a DMV and State Certified driving instructor. The majority of our instructors are also licensed school teachers. Our instructors understand the classroom dynamics as well as the excitement and anxiety that comes with learning to drive.

We currently administer public school programs that include both classroom and behind the wheel instruction for school districts and community colleges throughout the State of Oregon. Our school district programs and our private programs are ODOT and DMV approved and meet the new teen driving requirements. Private lessons are available in Eugene and Portland.

Oregon Driver Training Institute has grown to be one of the largest driving schools in Oregon by delivering quality programs in school districts as well as private instruction for drivers ed Oregon. Our experience as teachers, expert drivers, and school district contractors is what makes ODTI the right choice. We combine this experience with our pledge that you will receive the best traffic safety program from knowledgeable and professional instructors.

Pacific Headwear Visit Site

Pacific Headwear

Maker of the best quality embroidered caps on the planet!    

Paramount Real Estate Services Visit Site

Paramount Real Estate Services

Chad Harvey grew up in Southern Oregon, but has been deeply invested in the Salem community for the past 12 years. He has spent countless hours volunteering in schools, serving on boards, and organizing community events. He comes to Paramount with extensive experience in business, sales, leadership and relationship management. He is a proven communicator and negotiator who works extremely hard for his clients. His unique history as a pastor, non-profit director and financial advisor, allows him to connect with people from all backgrounds in a meaningful and effective way. In addition to the skills and expertise he possesses, Chad genuinely desires to see the best for the people he has the opportunity to work with. His favorite aspect of real estate is developing new relationships and becoming people’s “first call” when they need advice. To be fair, he doesn’t mind exercising his competitive nature during negotiations, either. It’s not uncommon to find Chad’s clients enjoying a meal at his home while discussing their dreams and concerns about real estate.

PeaceHealth Visit Site

PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system with medical centers, critical access hospitals, medical clinics and laboratories located in Alaska, Oregon and Washington.

We carry on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering, and treating each person in a loving and caring way.

At PeaceHealth, the fulfillment of our Mission is our shared purpose. It drives all that we are and all that we do. To those who embrace the spirit of these words and our commitment to Exceptional Medicine and Compassionate Care, we offer the opportunity to learn and grow as a member of the PeaceHealth family.

Emily Dietz Re/Max Integrity Visit Site

Emily Dietz Re/Max Integrity

Emily Dietz is a real estate broker with Re/Max Integrity, specializing in the Eugene/Springfield area. She is local to Eugene and has two kids. She enjoys running, especially trails. As her daughter has grown, Emily's daughter has started to show an interest in running, in addition to playing soccer and basketball. Emily is looking forward to having an active role in her daughter's growing love of physical activity. "I love my job and the flexibility it gives me to be active in my kids’ lives."

Anne Fahy Re/Max Integrity Visit Site

Anne Fahy Re/Max Integrity

Experience is the key today in buying and selling real estate.

You need my approximately 20 years of industry-related real estate experience if you are thinking of making a purchase or selling your home.  Helping to negotiate a purchase or sale that is the most beneficial to you is my goal.

Samaritan Health Plan Operations Visit Site

Samaritan Health Plan Operations

Samaritan Health Plans serves the close-knit Oregon communities of the Willamette Valley and Central Oregon Coast. Our passion is providing affordable, world-class health care benefits and service to our friends and neighbors. On the job and off, each of us brings the caring and personal commitment to enhance the health of the region we call home. 

One of the benefits of Samaritan Health Plan membership is being part of a community whose collective behavior can impact health care locally. We believe that when you take charge and become an active participant in improving your health, you help improve the future of everyone that lives near you.

Event registration fees will be covered for members of Samaritan Choice and InterCommunity Health Network CCO health plans. 

Samaritan Health Services Visit Site

Samaritan Health Services

Samaritan Health Services serves the close-knit Oregon communities of the mid-Willamette Valley and central Oregon Coast. Our passion is providing world-class health care to our friends and neighbors. On the job and off, each of us brings the caring and personal commitment to enhance the health of the region we call home.

Dr. Lonn Robertson, DMD Visit Site

Dr. Lonn Robertson, DMD

Welcome to a very different kind of family dentistry practice in Springfield, Oregon! When you visit our office, you will discover something unusual – our practice specializes in smiles. Of course, we will help you create or maintain a beautiful smile. But, in our fun and friendly way, we will actually cause you to smile. In fact, you will most probably laugh with us while you are here. We take your dental health very seriously but Dr. Robertson and his staff love to keep things enjoyable, relaxed, and friendly for each patient and their family. Dr. Robertson and his staff have been dedicated to bringing quality dental care, with emphasis on cosmetic treatment, to the people of Eugene and Springfield for 20 years.

Therapeutic Associates Visit Site

Therapeutic Associates

Dedicated to empowering our community to be fit and well.

Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy at Crescent Village strives to provide a level of care that is unmatched in the area, and our facility is designed with our patient’s needs in mind. We are dedicated to maintaining a high standard of care, allowing patients to better understand their conditions, the expectations of their rehabilitation and how long it will take to reach their goals.

We are here when you need us and are honored to be a part in helping you achieve your personal goals. Our Focus is You!

Threadbare Print House Visit Site

Threadbare Print House

As a locally owned and operated print shop, we work closely with each customer to provide the highest quality service from start to finish.  We hand pull every print paying close attention to quality and detail.  We specialize in creative designs and eco-friendly apparel options.  We love doing work for small businesses, teams, bands, artists and special events.

Upperhand Orthopaedics Visit Site

Upperhand Orthopaedics

Dr. Peter Tsai is a board-certified hand surgeon and a respected expert on nerve entrapment syndromes such as such as carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome and radial nerve issues. He also takes care of other hand and arm problems such as tendonitis, arthritis of the arm and hand, fractures of the arm and hand, elbow pain as well as shoulder issues.

Your hands and arms are vital to your quality of life and, often, your work. When you lose mobility due to injury or disease, you want to put your trust in the best possible care. Specialized attention must be given to all the different types of tissues that make function of the hand possible. Hand surgeons like Dr. Peter Tsai in Corvallis, Oregon are specifically trained to provide that care.

At Upper Hand Orthopaedics, we specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and disease of the hand, wrist and upper extremities. We’re dedicated to making sure you get the highest-quality treatment and a speedy recovery.

Valley Eye Care Visit Site

Valley Eye Care

Valley Eye Care is the leading provider of optometry services and vision care products in the Corvallis community, and we want to help you achieve and maintain a clear vision for years to come.    

Clarity Wealth Development Visit Site

Clarity Wealth Development

Clarity is the key to making sound decisions. Clarity Wealth Development, founded by Certified Financial Planner™ and Corvallis native Kay Dee Cole, focuses on planning that works for you, your family and your business. Plan for retirement, savings, estate planning, saving for college and the other decisions you face with confidence. Clarity is a fee-only advisory firm, so you pay only a flat rate or hourly fee for services – you don’t worry about our advice being influenced by transactions-based fees. I have fiduciary duty to what’s in your best interest.See our full list of services for more information about what we offer.    

More Community Partners

RBC Wealth Management Visit Site

RBC Wealth Management

At RBC Wealth Management, we’re redefining what you can expect from a full-service investment firm. As one of the most respected financial institutions on Wall Street, the elements that have made us an industry leader are the very things that we think make us the right fit for you:

Fiscal strength and responsibility – With a long-standing reputation for integrity based on sound financial decision-making and putting client needs first, we are deeply committed to careful management of the wealth entrusted to us.

Comprehensive capabilities – As a global leader in financial services, we offer the broad range of resources and depth of expertise to help our clients build, preserve, enjoy and share their wealth.

Responsible Stewardship – Our first priority will always be the smart and careful management of the financial assets entrusted to us, but our commitment to being responsible stewards extends beyond that: to our clients, our communities, our employees, and the environment.

We’re proud to be a firm that stands out among our peers, because it means we’re serving our clients well. We invite you to experience the RBC difference for yourself.

Sherwin-Williams Visit Site

Sherwin-Williams

Sherwin-Williams Paint Store of Corvallis, OR has exceptional quality paint, paint supplies, wallpaper, and stains to bring your ideas to life.  

West Hills Animal Hospital Visit Site

West Hills Animal Hospital

West Hills Animal Hospital is located in the heart of the Willamette Valley in Corvallis, Oregon. We are a full-service veterinary clinic for family-member pets including dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, rabbits, ferrets, chinchillas, guinea pigs, hedgehogs, rodents, and more. We strive to partner with you to provide the highest standard of care for your family member pet. Together, we create a proactive healthcare plan with the focus on maximizing your companion’s length and quality of life. With your input, we develop exam plans, vaccine and titer protocols, laboratory and diagnostic testing schedules, & preventive treatment options that are specific for you and your pet’s needs.

PacificSource Visit Site

PacificSource

With an 83-year history and reputation for taking great care of people, PacificSource Health Plans delivers healthcare solutions to businesses and individuals throughout the Northwest. PacificSource is an independent, not-for-profit community health plan that values partnership, service excellence, community, and personal relationships.

5K Heart & Sole at the Mustache Dache

Corvallis Radiology Visit Site

Corvallis Radiology

Corvallis Radiology, P.C. is a private group of 13 board-certified, fellowship-trained radiologists.

Dari Mart

Dari Mart

Dari Mart employs more than 400 people throughout Lane, Linn and Benton counties. We support local companies and donate to countless community organizations every year.

Gluten Free RN

Gluten Free RN

Nadine is available for consultations, classes, workshops, professional speaking engagements and seminars for health professionals on a wide variety of topics related to gluten intolerance and celiac disease. Click the links below for more information on the services we currently offer.

 

5K Silver Sponsors

Paventy and Brown Orthodontics Visit Site

Paventy and Brown Orthodontics

Having an incredible smile can boost your confidence as well as improve your overall dental health. At the offices of Anthony Paventy DMD, MS and Brett Brown DDS, MS, we’ve provided full comprehensive orthodontics for patients of all ages in a comfortable and friendly environment for over 25 years.

Running Princess Apparel

Running Princess Apparel

Running Princess is all about empowering girls and women to get out there and reach physical goals they never thought possible and to set spiritual goals to become the person they were created to be and our medium is running. Some of the fiercest competitors have an inner princess that not only wants to be comfortable while exercising, but look stunning while doing it. That's where we come in. Everyone of our designs has been inspired by strong women and their journey of commitment, truth and courage that parallels yours. It is our mission at Running Princess to provide inspiration along your health, wellness and spiritual journey. You are a Running Princess, so start looking like one.

Sue Long Team - Keller Williams Visit Site

Sue Long Team - Keller Williams

Meet our newest 5K Silver Sponsor! The Sue Long Team is excited to Bring Healthy Living Home to you in CorvallisAlbanyPhilomath, and surrounding areas we serve.  We are eager to share highlights about such issues as radon, mold, poisons, healthy eating, exercise, cancer, mental health, financial issues for us and kids, gardening and more.  Healthy homes are more fun, engaging and fulfilling for everyone.  

A great start to the year is having a personal growth plan for 2016.  Look at each month and decide what you will accomplish for that month to personally grow yourself.  Think about what books to read, trainings to attend, podcasts to enjoy, new activities, languages to learn, etc., and set up a written plan now to stretch yourself. 

5K Bronze Sponsors

Joan Demarest, LLC Attorney at Law Visit Site

Joan Demarest, LLC Attorney at Law

As a former criminal prosecutor, I have over 10 years courtroom experience to put to work for my clients, and have handled hundreds of cases, from MIP to Aggravated Murder. 

I help people with Expungements, MIPs, PCS, DUII, Measure 11 offenses, victim advocacy, restraining orders, juvenile delinquency, dependency, adoptions, divorces, and custody issues. 

I take pride in my community involvement, including 509j School Board, Celebrate Corvallis Junior First Citizen, Rotary, Zonta, Mentoring Works. I have served on the boards of Calyx, Plain Talk, Center against Rape and Domestic Violence, and the Boys and Girls Club. I have also volunteered to judge high school and law school mock trial competitions. I am currently President of the Linn Benton Bar Association.

5K Community & Partner Sponsors

Citizens Bank Visit Site

Citizens Bank

Thank you!

Soft Star Shoes Visit Site

Soft Star Shoes

Thank you!

National Partners

Girls on the Run International is proud to partner with Athleta, Cigna, FOX Sports Supports, Gamma Phi Beta, SmartWool and ASICS as we work to deliver our life-changing program to more than 179,000 girls each year. These companies are vital to advancing our mission and provide financial, in-kind and volunteer support while leveraging their brand's assets to raise awareness about the program across North America.

ASICS Visit Site

ASICS

When word got out that there was a group of young girls running around the nation together, challenging themselves every week to grow stronger as athletes and as people, and approaching their goals with focus, passion and grace, there was no question: ASICS had to hop on their path and run right alongside them.  

ASICS was founded on the humble idea that sports have the power to transform lives and bring communities together through the universal language of movement. Nearly sixty years later, the synergies between this fundamental company vision and the mission of Girls On the Run has inspired ASICS to become the exclusive National Footwear Sponsor for the organization. By offering footwear, hosting local chapter events and providing on-going financial contributions to the program, ASICS is thrilled support their lifetime journey toward a happier, healthier and more balanced life through running.

ASICS is a leading performance and fitness lifestyle brand, offering footwear, apparel and accessories built for an active and healthy lifestyle. Comprised of a passionate team of innovators, designers, athletes and adventurers, ASICS strives to create stylish and versatile products that inspire enjoyment in every possible active pursuit, from running and training, to yoga and adventure-seeking. ASICS products are available globally in select retail locations and online at asics.com.

Cigna Visit Site

Cigna

Cigna is proud to be the exclusive health care sponsor of Girls on the Run. The company’s mission is to help people improve their health, well-being and sense of security, and child wellness is a key part of that mission. Girls on the Run was named the first recipient of the Cigna Foundation’s World of Difference Grants, a program that awards funding to nonprofits that are committed to improving health equity in the area's of children’s wellness, senior care and women’s health. The grant has enabled Girls on the Run to increase the number of participants in the program throughout the United States and potentially expand the program internationally. With support from Cigna, Girls on the Run will also distribute more than 200 scholarships to girls at schools across the country allowing them to participate in the program and the celebratory 5K runs.

A global health service company headquartered in Bloomfield, Conn., Cigna has 35,000 employees worldwide, many of whom volunteer with Girls on the Run. To learn more about Cigna, including links to follow the company on Facebook and Twitter, visit www.cigna.com.

FOX Sports Supports Visit Site

FOX Sports Supports

FOX Sports Supports is a program of FOX Sports dedicated to serving the nonprofit community. They understand that with great success comes great recognition and even greater responsibility. Giving back is not only important to the program but to its employees. In 2016 FOX Sports Supports will dedicate time, money and resources to Girls on the Run through a variety of support including PSA’s, in game graphics, event activations, talent involvement and more.

Gamma Phi Beta Visit Site

Gamma Phi Beta

Gamma Phi Beta Sorority is the exclusive National Panhellenic Conference Girls on the Run National Sponsor. Our philanthropic focus, Building Strong Girls, gives girls the confidence to dream big. We inspire the female leaders of tomorrow. For nearly a century, Gamma Phi Beta has committed to improving the lives of young girls by not only building stronger girls but stronger communities through them.  As a National Sponsor, Gamma Phi Beta Sorority provides support to Girls on the Run through financial contributions at the local and international level and hands-on local support from our extensive and passionate membership throughout the U.S. and Canada..

The Sorority’s mission is to inspire the highest type of womanhood. Headquartered in Centennial, Colorado, the Sorority has chartered more than 180 collegiate chapters across the United States and Canada, and has more than 195,000 collegiate and alumnae members worldwide.

Justice Visit Site

Justice

She is…


Positive. Passionate. Powerful. 


And it is our goal to remind her of that every step of the way. We’re on a mission to inspire every girl to have the confidence to chase her dreams, no matter how big they are. 

We believe Girls on the Run is doing amazing work to help girls celebrate their talents and uniqueness, and are absolutely thrilled to have a chance to partner with them. Our hope is that together, we can make an even bigger impact on the lives of the tween girls we love so much.

Together, we can empower them to Live Justice: Live Active, Live Connected, Live Together, Live Smart, Live Positively, and Live Creatively.

Known as a major retail destination for fashion-loving tweens, Justice operates over 930 stores throughout the United States and Canada. We also have an international presence in Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

 
Want more Justice? Follow us on our social channels. Download the Justice Catalog and Live Justice app. Visit shopjustice.com for store information and to shop online. 

SmartWool Visit Site

SmartWool

SmartWool is a National 5k Partner and the official sock of the Girls on the Run 5k Series. Based in Steamboat Springs, CO, SmartWool is an apparel brand whose products are inspired by living and playing in the mountains. SmartWool upholds strong values around high performance products, conscience business ethics and affecting a positive change in the world through volunteer service and their SmartWool Advocacy Fund. They believe that the future of the planet rests on healthy, active kids. That’s why their Advocacy Fund supports Girls on the Run and other organizations committed to getting kids outside through responsible recreational opportunities.

Thirty-One Gifts Visit Site

Thirty-One Gifts

Thirty-One Gifts is one of the world’s largest direct-selling companies, committed to celebrating, encouraging and rewarding others for who they are, offering purses, wallets, totes, home organization solutions, jewelry and more. With a mission to help women by giving them the opportunity to own their own business, we are a company with a compassionate heart, comprised of a family of individuals who share a passion for building confident girls and women. Through our charitable program, Thirty-One Gives, we have a commitment to changing the alarming statistic that a girl’s self-esteem peaks at the age of 9. We are excited to support Girls on the Run and work together to change that statistic and build confident girls.