Find the Girls on the Run booth around Stark County & Wayne County at these upcoming events:
Girls on the Run of Stark County Night with the Canton Charge
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Game starts at 7 pm, doors open at 6 pm
Invite family and friends to join us as we cheer the Canton Charge to victory for their last home game of the regular season against the Windy City Bulls! Feel the energy, make some noise, and celebrate being a Girl on the Run!
Girls on the Run will also be the beneficiary of the 50/50 raffle drawing that evening during half-time, so be sure to support us and give yourself a chance to win!Pre-order your tickets online here by February 24–and help us fill the seats with Girls on the Run fans.
In 2015, our GOTR teams each created and implemented their own community service projects. Here's a sample of what they were able to accomplish this season:
The Middlebranch Girls on the Run team ran the water station for the Run for a New Tomorrow 5k.
The East Canton Girls on the Run and Girls on Track teams collected and organized supplies for the East Canton church of God to prepare for the summer meal program.
The Warstler Girls on the Run teamcollected and donated baby dolls for Alzheimers patients.
Several teams held fundraisers for the Stark County Humane Society.
One Walker Elementary Girls on the Run had a cheer zone at the Hall of Fame Marathon and collected household items (cleaning, personal and food items) for Bridge Point.
The Stinson Girls on the Run team collected personal hygiene items, art supplies, and treasure box items for the Akron Rotary Camp.
The Belden Girls on the Run team helped the McKinley High School track team set up for a track meet.
The Avondale Girls on the Run team collected games and stuffed animals for Akron Children's Hospital.
Several teams cleaned up the school sites where they met.
The Jackson Middle School Girls on the Run team created Save the Whales posters and hung them at the GOTR Health Expo in an effort to raise awareness.
Several teams created thank you cards for school support staff.
The Hoover Girls on the Run team packaged and donated food to Meals on Wheels.
The Amherst Girls on the Run team hosted a mini bake sale at their school to raise funds to donate to a cancer program.
The Lake Elementary Girls on the Run team held a food drive for FISH Food Pantry.
The Watson Elementary Girls on the Run team donated canned goods and non-perishable food to Perry-Helping-Perry food cupboard.
The Tuslaw Middle School Girls on Track teamcollected unused or lightly used school supplies from the students and sorted and distributed them to each teacher for 2015-16 students who may not be able to afford certain supplies.
The Northwest Middle School Girls on Track team hosted the water stop at the Mother of All Races 5k in Canal Fulton.
In 2014, our GOTR teams each created and implemented their own community service projects. Here's a sample of what they were able to accomplish this season:
Faircrest Memorial Middle School Girls on the Run & Girls on Track volunteered at the Stark County Humane Society
Orchard Hill Girls on the Run (Green team) raised money for Rett Syndrome.
Lake Elementary Girls on the Run collected and delivered donations for the Ronald McDonald House.
Warstler Elementary Girls on the Run created a new student handbook for their school.
Watson Elementary, Sauder Elementary (Pink team), Greentown Elementary (Pink team), and Louisville Elementary (Pink team) Girls on the Run teams cheered on the HOF Marathon Runners at the GOTR Rally Alley.
Stinson Elementary Girls on the Run worked the water stop at the Mother of All Races in Canal Fulton.