Girls Running Strong

finding STRENGTH in every STRIDE

Registration for our Winter/Spring 2017 Training Programs today! SPACE IS LIMITED!! SIGN UP by December 31st and SAVE $$ with early bird registration!

 GRS 8 week 5k Training Program

Starts Wednesday Jan. 11th ages 9-13

Join us as we train for the Finish Chelsea's Run 5k on Saturday March 4th at Balboa Park in San Diego

Escondido: Mon/Wed 4:00-5:30pm Jan.11th - March 6th  (Program meets behind LR GREEN Elementary School located at 3115 Las Palmas Ave (adjacent to Kit Carson Park in Escondido)  

  TEAM Girls Running Strong 14 week Program

 Starts Wednesday Jan. 11th ages 10-15

Join us for several races including the... Michell Thorpe foundation 5k, Chelsea's Run 5k, Peace Love Run 10k and more!

Escondido: Mon/Wed  4:00-5:30pm Jan. 11th to April 30th  (Program meets behind LR Green Elementary School located at 3115 Las Palmas Ave (adjacent to Kit Carson Park in Escondido).

The 8 week 5k training program includes:

  • A Girls Running Strong T-shirt, cinch sack, and notebook.
  • 16 sweat producing work out sessions
  • weekly attribute and goal setting lessons.
  • mini educational workshops on goal setting, self-esteem, positive body image and healthy eating habits.
  • end of season celebration and awards
  • prize giveaways and other goodies along the way!

Each additional training session completed girls will receive a notebook and:

  • 2nd session: GRS alluminum sports water bottle
  • 3rd session: GRS hooded pullover sweatshirt 

The program fee is $149.  The 5k race registration is not included in this fee and is paid separately. Most races are $25-$35

REGISTER HERE for the 8 week 5k Traning Program 

(registration fee includes a t-shirt, cinch sack, notebook, awards, and other goodies) The program meets for 8 weeks, 2 x per week for 90 minutes each.

A limited number of Scholarships are available please contact us for more details.

TEAM Girls Running Strong

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Practices will be held on Mon/Wed from 4:00- 5:30pm Jan. 11th to April 30th at Kit Carson Park behind LR Green Elementary School located at 3115 Las Palmas Ave. We will also offer occasional Fri/Sat optional practices at varying locations.

Each girl that participates will receive: 28 training sessions, A running log, GRS tech shirt, and GRS cinch sack, end of season awards, and other goodies along the way!


Program fee is $225 for the entire season. Optional team gear and race entries paid separately. Most races are $25-$40 

NOTE: Girls are expected to complete at least 3 races during the 14 week season .


* If you have any questions regarding your daughter's age or readiness for TEAM GRS please contact Joanne at [email protected]



 Program Day/Time/Location Fee

Girls Running Strong Escondido( Finish Chelsea's Run 5k)

Mon/Wed Jan. 11th - March 6th 4:00-5:30pm.  Kit Carson park in Escondido behind LR Green Elementary School

EARLY BIRD price $139 when you register by Dec. 31st

Regular price: $149 REGISTER HERE

TEAM Girls Running Strong

Mon/Wed Jan. 11th - April 30th  4:00-5:30pm at Kit Carson park in Escondido behind LR Green Elementary School

EARLY BIRD price  $210 when you register by Dec. 31st

Regular price $225 


NOTE: race registration entry fees are not included in the prices above and should be paid separately at the time of event registration. Most races are between $25 and $45.

Refund Policy: If within the first two weeks of the training program you feel that you can not continue GRS will refund your pro-rated regsitration fee.   After the first 2 weeks no refunds will be issued however you can request a pro-rated credit towards a future training program within 1 year of registered program. Request for credit must be made in writing to [email protected] Registration fee is non-transferable. 

Here are some of the races we have completed in the past:


Lakeshore Patriots 5k/10k

Finish Chelsea's Run 5k

Cinco De Mayo Lake Poway 5k

St. Patricks Day 4 mile

Triton 5k at UCSD

Oceanside Turkey Trot 5 mile 

Fast Times 5k Mission Bay

Del Dios 10k

Burn Foundation 5k run


Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell 5k

Crimestoppers Light the Night 5k

Philip Rivers 5k

Surfing Madonna 5k Encinitas

Mermaid Series 5k Mission Bay

Fit Foodie 5k Downtown 

ACT! Today for military Families 10k

Patriots Run 5k/10k

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View Photos from our previous training sessions and races.

  We also offer half marathon training for women!

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