Girls on the Run East Central Ohio (GOTR ECO) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams. We are an independent council of Girls on the Run International.
Trained volunteer coaches lead small teams through our research-based curricula which includes dynamic discussions, activities and running games. Over the course of the ten-week program, girls in 3rd-8th grade develop essential skills to help them navigate their worlds and establish a lifetime appreciation for health and fitness. The program culminates with girls positively impacting their communities through a service project and being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5K event. There are two separate and distinct programs: Girls on the Run for girls in 3rd-5th grade and Heart & Sole, our middle school program that meets the unique needs of girls in 6th-8th grade. GOTR ECO will offers both programs in the Spring for Stark and Wayne Counties.