Get Involved

Want to volunteer as a coach, assistant coach, or running buddy?

Step 1: Volunteer Now

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Step 2: Fill out Background Check Form

All volunteers will be required to provide a background check. (appr. $7) Click here

Or send by mail- $10

Calendar of Events

Click on the calendar below to see upcoming Girls on the Run events. Details can be found by scrolling over each event. Additonal months are located on the bottom tabs. If you would like to add any other activities, please contact Charis Durden at charis@gotrnashville.org

GOTR Volunteer Requirements

Head Coach

  • Must be at least 21 years old, CPR and First Aid certified
  • Complete one-day coaches’ training
  • Attend pre-season coaches’ meeting and two meetings throughout the year
  • Prepare and supervise 24 twice-weekly lessons with GOTR curricula
  • Plan and coordinate community service project and end-of-season celebration
  • Participate with the girls in the end-of-season 5k
  • Head coaches do not have to be runners, but should be interested in health and wellness

Assistant Coach

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Complete one-day coaches’ training
  • Assist head coach with delivery of program during after-school practices
  • Assist head coach with set up/break down of games and lessons
  • Participate in games and workouts with the girls
  • Attend the end-of-season 5k
  • Assistant coaches do not have to be runners, but should be interested in health and wellness

Practice Volunteer

  • Must be a high school student or older
  • Assist coaches during after-school practices
  • Encourage and support girls at practices and 5ks
  • Practice volunteers do not have to run with girls
  • Practice volunteers do not have to attend every practice. Volunteer schedule is based on availability.

5k Running Buddy

  • Must be a high school student or older
  • Attend and complete the mid-season, after-school practice 5k with assigned girl and then pace and encourage the same girl at the end-of-season Saturday morning 5k event
  • Attending at least one additional after-school practice is encouraged, but not required
  • Running buddies are welcome at all different skill levels and do not need to be expert or seasoned runners

GOTR 5k Committee Member

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Assist with end-of-season GOTR 5k planning, fundraising, recruitment, and publicity
  • Attend Saturday morning end-of-season 5k
  • Help set-up, facilitate, and clean-up 5k event

Watch Video of our the Nashville GOTR Chapter