Berks County, Pennsylvania


"You can make a choice in your life to believe in yourself and be positive."

-Almelya, Grade 5

donate your gently used shoes to gotr berks

Girls on the Run of Berks County is conducting a shoe drive now through May 20, 2017 to raise funds for program scholarships.

Bring your gently worn, used or new shoes to our collection bin located at The GoggleWorks, 201 Washington Street, Reading PA 10601 (across from the gift shop), or bring them to our 5K at Penn State Berks on May 20, 2017.  

Girls on the Run of Berks Celebrates its Biggest Season Ever at the Annual 5k

Community runners and walkers are invited to join the Girls on the Run Spring 2017 5K on Saturday, May 20 at the Penn State Berks campus located at 1800 Broadcasting Road. This non-competitive 5K fun run/walk is open to community members of all ages and fitness levels. At the event, 440 Girls on the Run program participants in grades 3–8 from across Berks County will finish their first 5K, after completing the 10-week Girls on the Run personal development program at their local school.

GOTR Berks Community Impact Projects in the News

Reading police officers are sporting a new accessory, thanks to some city students..

The officers received 'guardian angel pins' Tuesday afternoon.

The pins were made by the 'Girls on the Run' group at 13th and Union Elementary School.

The running group had to complete a community-service project and members said they chose to help police.

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Girls On The Run Fall 2017 Program

Registration for the Fall 2017 Girls on the Run program will open on August 18, 2017 right here on our website.  Check back over the summer to see our Fall site locations!  

ASICS Supports Girls on the Run Berks with Donation of Running Shoes

It was quite the afternoon for two teams of Girls on the Run Berks Tuesday at 10th and Green Elementary. 30 students received new running shoes thanks to a generous donation by ASICS. 

Over 200 pairs of running shoes have been donated by ASICS and will be delivered to students throughout the next week.

“We are so thrilled to receive this generous donation from ASICS,” said Jennifer Strock, Executive Director of Girls on the Run of Berks County.

Join Us as a SoleMate

Help raise money for Girls on the Run of Berks County by dedicating your next athletic event to us!  We'll give you training support, an awesome GOTR technical t-shirt and incentives along the way.  No fundraising minimums are required!  Click for details!

Girls on the Run Berks County
201 Washington Street, Suite 537
Reading, PA 19601

(484) 332-6132