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 Greater Houston is an independent council of Girls on the Run International, which has a network of over 200 councils across 50 states and the District of Columbia. Girls on the Run Greater Houston was established in 2001 to serve Harris, Fort Bend and Montgomery Counties.

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

Mary T Callahan

Executive Director


“Girls on the Run inspires me just as much as the girls!”

Jamie Karns

Program Manager


“I love seeing how Girls on the Run inspires girls to reach their limitless potential.”

Molly Mayo

Communications & Database Manager


“I love how our programs bring together so many great people in the Greater Houston community.”

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

Current Opportunities
Our Board

Dave Lee

Chairman

Gemini Managed Services

Robin Sher

Treasurer

Camp for All

Jeanette Margle

Secretary

VOX TUUS LLC

Frank Bilotti

Board Member

Chevron

Jamie Hons

Board Member

Memorial Hermann Health System

Lily Jang

Board Member

Realtor and Host of "Lily's List" for KPRC2 Click2Houston

Chris Parsons

Board Member

ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing

Centrell Reed

Board Member

Fiserv, Inc.

Rebecca Thai

Board Member

U.S. Department of Justice

Bernadette Tretta

Board Member

Genesys Works

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

Board Opportunities

Greater Houston
14359 Kellywood Lane
Houston, TX 77079

(832) 628-4480

MaryT@GOTRGreaterHouston.org