Girls on the Run NYC is a transformational physical activity-based positive youth development program for girls in 3rd-8th grade. GOTR teaches life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and running & movement-based games. The program culminates with the girls being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5k running event. The goal of the program is to unleash confidence through accomplishment while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness. Girls on the Run NYC is an Independent Council of Girls on the Run International.