Girls on the Run

Running programs that inspire healthy, confident girls

By the Numbers

of families thought GOTR was positive for their daughter
of girls found GOTR meaningful
of families would recommend this program

What is Girls on the Run?

Girls on the Run inspires confidence in 3rd-8th grade girls:

Girls on the Run (GOTR) - Thrive is a Montana Affiliate Council of Girls on the Run International, which has a network of over 200 councils across the United States and Canada.

Girls on the Run is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams.

Meeting twice a week in small teams of girls, GOTR teaches life skills through conversation-based lessons and running games. The curriculum is taught by certified Girls on the Run coaches.

GOTR  inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

Choose Your Course

Spring 2020 Season

Learn more about our 2020 program dates and locations.


Learn more and register your 3rd-5th grade girl for this week-long summer camp!


Make a donation to your local Girls on the Run program.


Learn more about becoming a coach or a running buddy!

Frequently Asked Questions

Upcoming Thrive Events

  • Thriving Institute: Maintaining Healthy Relationships During Quarantine

    April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Stuck at home and feeling like you're about to lose it? We’re all stuck at home to some degree but that doesn’t mean we all need to quarrel. What if you could learn ways of communicating more effectively? What if you could maintain your personal relationships positively even if virtual? Join Thrive and Alexis Kraut, MSW on…

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  • Circle of Security® Parenting™ Class

    April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 21, 2020

    Thrive will be following CDC recommendations of not gathering together groups of 50 or more for the next 8 weeks. Thrive is canceling Gym Days, Dynamite Dads and the upcoming Thriving Institute. The Thriving Institute will go virtual with a specific institute for maintaining your sanity and accessing community resources. Schools are closed for the next two weeks so…

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Girls on the Run Sponsors

Thrive as an organization would not exist without the generous support of many individuals and partners who donate their time, materials and energy to this cause. Here are a few local businesses that continue to deserve our gratitude.

Girls on the Run National Partners: