The Girls on the Run of Tucson Fall 2016 Host Site registration is now open!!!

The Girls on the Run of Tucson Fall 2016 Host Site registration is now open!!!

Secure your spot in the Fall 2016 program as a Host Site.

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The Fall 2016 season begins much earlier than past seasons so the time to submit your Host Site Application is NOW!!

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Basic site requirements to host a GOTR team:

  • Must provide a current completed Host Site application (includes returning sites)
  • Have a dedicated Site Liaison (this can also be a coach) – see Site Liaison Job Description
  • Must hold lessons 2x per week for 10 weeks (may be non consecutive due to holidays, early release, closed, etc)
  • Must provide at least 2 coaches (must have 1 Head Coach and at least 1-2 Assistant Coaches; coaches may be assigned by GOTR when possible)
  • Must provide indoor space for inclement weather/written lessons
  • Must provide suitable space for running lessons

Basic coaches’ information:

  • All coaches/volunteers must submit a completed volunteer application via Raceplanner – coach/volunteer application links close 8/10/2016 12:00 AM
  • All new coaches must attend a mandatory 1 day training –Saturday 8/6/2016, 7:30am – 11:30am (or up to 4:30pm for additional CPR/First Aid training) at the Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road
  • All coaches must be GOTR background checked within 2 years – GOTR provides this free service via the coaches Raceplanner application link
  • Coaches can be school staff, teachers, parent volunteers or other adults from your community – see Assistant Coach Job DescriptionHead Coach Job DescriptionJr Coach Job Description

Other program information:

  • Team registrations for August participation can begin now or as agreed with program coordinator.
  • Lessons begin approximately beginning to mid August 2016 (varies by district or site)
  • End of season 5k for all teams – Saturday October 29, 2016 in affiliation with the Southern Arizona Roadrunners TMC Get Moving Tucson Weekend event– Downtown Tucson, 110 N. Church Street at Jacome Plaza by the Main Library and Old Courthouse.

Additional program information: Must have a minimum of 8 girls to start a team, maximum of 15 girls per team.

  • Participants and their guardians should know in advance that they cannot substitute another activity or program (such as school play, tutoring, other sports program) for 1 day of Girls on the Run lessons. Academics are priority and we encourage your students to focus on their grades prior to GOTR. We understand that absences will happen however if your student knows in advance that they can only attend 1x per week she should not register for the program. Attendance policies are enforced.
  • Participant recruitment flyers, GOTR brochures and other informational materials can be provided to Site Liaison.

Cost is $75 per girl, per season; Scholarships provided upon request via Raceplanner Application. Participant application links will be provided to confirmed participating sites.

We look forward to meeting you and including your site on the Fall 2016 Roster!

Program Coordinator: Sylvia Brown (520) 324-4745