Girls on the Run Big Bend

The Junior League of Tallahassee has partnered with with the Girls on the Run Big Bend (GOTRBB) since the summer of 2014. The mission of GOTRBB is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident using a fun experience-based curriculum that creatively integrates running. The JLT assists GOTRBB achieve their mission by volunteering and providing organizational support for their existing events.

Girls on the Run Big Bend (GOTRBB) currently serves 7 schools and over a 100 girls in Leon County. During the first year of this partnership, the JLT assisted this organization by volunteering at several community events including the Turkey Trot, Springtime Tallahassee and other community festivals. The JLT also provided volunteers for GOTRBB existing events including the Practice and Celebratory 5k. Several of the JLT members also participated as Running Buddies, serving as mentors for the with GOTRBB girls by actually running side-by-side during the 5k. At both the fall and spring GOTRBB Celebratory 5k, the JLT provided over 50 volunteers between the GOTR Committee, General Membership and Running Buddies for this important event.

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