Registration for girls is now open.

Join us this season as we run, jog, walk, hop and skip our way to the finish line! Programs meet starting the week of March 5.

Our Program

Our Program

Girls on the Run® is a transformational physical activity based positive youth development program for girls in 3rd-8th grade. We teach life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and running 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 of the Rockies is an Independent Council of Girls on the Run International, which has a network of over 200 councils across 50 States and the District of Columbia.

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Girls on the Run Rockies is a 501c3 nonprofit. believe that ALL girls should have the opportunity to participate in our life changing program.  We offer site and individual scholarships for girls with financial need. Your donation helps us continue to provide high quality programming for girls in need.

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COACH / STAFF SPOTLIGHT: Emily Fenger

Name: Emily Fenger Hometown: Madison, NJ Age: 28 Favorite Hobbies: All that is considered health and wellness, going on hikes and exploring this beautiful state with my Husband, being a fitlo ambassador! Profession: Girls on the Run, Program Manager Favorite GOTR Energy Award: The banana! How long have you been involved with Girls on the…

COACH SPOTLIGHT: Sarah Bowman

Name: Sarah Bowman Hometown: Red Lake Falls, Minnesota Age: 29 Favorite Hobbies: hiking, traveling and running Profession: Kindergarten Teacher Favorite GOTR Energy Award: Dead Bug How long have you been involved with Girls on the Run? This is my first season! 🙂  What inspired you to get involved with GOTR Rockies? At first, it was…

COACH SPOTLIGHT: Jennifer Hanna

Name: Jennifer Hanna Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa Age: 45 Favorite Hobbies: running, yoga, travel, and SCUBA diving Profession: teacher Favorite GOTR Energy Award: Surfer Girl How long have you been involved with Girls on the Run? this is my 1st season What inspired you to get involved with GOTR Rockies? I heard about GOTR many,…

COACH SPOTLIGHT: Gwen Murphy

Name: Gwen Murphy Hometown: Chicago, IL! Age: 43 Favorite Hobbies: Playing with my 3 kids ages 9, 5 and 5; going on road trips; doing Pilates and yoga Profession: Freelance medical writer (PhD Biochemistry ’03 CU Boulder) Favorite GOTR Energy Award: our team-invented “heinie dance” award How long have you been involved with Girls on…

COACH SPOTLIGHT: Theresa Grzebinski

Name: Theresa Grzebinski Hometown: San Antonio, TX Age: 44 Hobbies: spending time with family/friends, playing cards/games, dancing, playing guitar/singing, watching movies, and being outside! Professional Background: occasionally sub here and there as a School Social Worker and stay at home as a mom Favorite energy award: The “ooh la la”….or something to that effect:) How long have…

COACH SPOTLIGHT : Penny Dersham-Henry

Name: Penny Dersham-Henry Hometown: Brighton, CO Age: 45 Favorite Hobbies: reading, running, making jewelry/crafts Profession: 4th grade math/science/social studies teacher Favorite GOTR Energy Award: All of them! How long have you been involved with Girls on the Run? 3 seasons What inspired you to get involved with GOTR Rockies? To get myself motivated to train…

JUNIOR COACH SPOTLIGHT : Brynne Stevens

Name: Brynne Stevens Hometown: Denver, CO Age: 16 Favorite Hobbies: Reading, cooking, and running Profession: I am currently a junior at Regis Jesuit High School. Favorite GOTR Energy Award: Superstar How long have you been involved with Girls on the Run? I have been a Junior Coach for four seasons, but I was a Girl…

COACH SPOTLIGHT : Kellie Jenkins

Name: Kellie Jenkins Hometown: Melbourne, Australia Age: 43 Favorite Hobbies: Baking and reading cookbooks! So in order to achieve some balance in my life, it is lucky I also like staying fit with running, HIIT/strength workouts, cycling, skiing and hiking. Favorite GOTR Energy Award: After a fun and noisy practice, I am a big fan…

COACH SPOTLIGHT : Ellen Spitzbart

Name: Ellen Spitzbart Hometown: Woodstock, IL Age: 40 Favorite Hobbies: Hiking, Biking, Skiing (put me outside and I’m happy) Profession: Corporate Event Planner How long have you been involved with Girls on the Run? This is my first season What inspired you to get involved with GOTR Rockies? My Step daughter was interested in it,…

COACH SPOTLIGHT : Caitlin Ready

Name: Caitlin Ready Hometown: Monroe, MI Age: 33 Hobbies: cooking, reading and writing, outdoor/mountain activities Profession: Health Coach Favorite GOTR Energy Award: lawn mower How long have you been involved with GOTR: this is my 3rd season coaching What inspires you to get involved with GOTR Rockies: I had an excellent experience coaching in Iowa…