Girls on the Run is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams.

OUR PROGRAMS

Girls on the Run Pocono is an independent Council of Girls on the run International which has a network of over 200 councils across the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Girls on the Run Pocono was established in 2002 and now serves Monroe, Pike, Northampton and Lackawanna Counties, and has served over 6,000 girls in the last 14 years.

Girls on the Run International was established in 1996 in Charlotte, North Carolina by Molly Barker. What started with thirteen girls in one school has grown to over 200 councils in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. With the help of almost 100,000 volunteers, Girls on the Run served nearly 180,000 girls in 2015, including our millionth girl! Girls on the Run continues to grow and currently hosts more than 350 end-of-season 5K events across the United States, making the Girls on the Run 5K series the largest in the country. Girls on the Run has also expanded to include middle school girls through Heart & Sole, a program dedicated to the unique needs of adolescent girls.

core values

Recognize our POWER and RESPONSIBILITY to be INTENTIONAL in our decision making

Embrace our DIFFERENCES and find STRENGTH in our CONNECTEDNESS

Express JOY, OPTIMISM AND GRATITUDE through our words, thoughts
and actions

LEAD with an OPEN HEART and assume POSITIVE INTENT

NURTURE our physical, emotional and spiritual HEALTH

STAND UP for ourselves and others

our people

OUR STAFF

Dolores Everett

Council Director


“"Always believe you are stronger then you think you are mentally and physically."”

We're always considering passionate individuals to join our team and help us inspire more girls in the Pocono area.

Internships
OUR BOARD

CHRIS LEE

BOARD PRESIDENT

EASTON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

KAREN JONES

BOARD VICE PRESIDENT

HANESBRANDS INC

ERICA MCCABE

BOARD SECRETARY

Content contributor for Stroudsburg Neighbors magazine & judge at the tax reassessment board of Monroe County

RUTH LONGO

BOARD TREASURER

SHAWNEE INN

KIMBERLEE ZATEENY

fundraising/sponsorship coordinator

BIOSPECTRA

SONYA

Board Member

PLEASANT VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT

TANYA KING

BOARD MEMBER

DUKE'S LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT

At the heart of Girls on the Run are amazing volunteers whose commitment and passion impact the lives of girls each year.

Board Opportunities

Girls on the Run Pocono
5784 Business Route 209
Sciota, PA 18354

(570) 534-7387

dolores.everett@girlsontherun.org