Girls on the Run Denver

To prepare and educate girls for a lifetime of healthy living and self-respect. Girls on the Run uses the power of running to change the way girls see themselves and their opportunities.

Girls on the Run Denver
515 Albion St.
Denver, CO 80220

Executive Director

Lisa Johnson

Management Team

Sarah Holst, Lisa Johnson, Christy Jones

Board of Directors

Ashley Rust, Gretchen Kerr, Liesje Johnson, Caren Elenowitz, Jo Ann Biene, Laura Eckhardt, Kara Diamond, Julie Winslow, Sarah Holst, Lisa Johnson, Lisa Johnson, Christy Jones

Mission

To prepare and educate girls for a lifetime of healthy living and self-respect. Girls on the Run uses the power of running to change the way girls see themselves and their opportunities.

Programs

There are more than 40 Girls on the Run programs in the greater Denver area including Colorado Springs, Pueblo and Ft. Collins. Each year 1,000 girls go through the Girls on the Run program. Each year, approximately 40% of Girls on the Run of Denver program sites are underwritten by Girls on the Run of Denver. These schools qualify as scholarship sites based on the school's free and reduced lunch percentage of 60% or higher.

Statistics on Girls on the Run Denver

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2009: $126,000
  • Annual Budget for 2008: $104,000
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $126,000
  • Other funding sources: Program fees, fundraising events, individual donors, grants
  • Religious Affiliation: none