The SoleMates program provides a great opportunity to give girls an example of healthy living. By joining SoleMates, you can play a vital role in ensuring the future success of Girls on the Run programs that impact on the lives of thousands of young women every year. Just as SoleMates members are changed by their experience, Girls on the Run uses running to transform the way girls see themselves and their opportunities. Our ultimate goal is to raise enough money to reach every girl, and to educate and prepare her for a lifetime of self respect and healthy living.
Registration for Girls on the Run SoleMates is a non-refundable $20.00 and then members agree to raise a minimum of $175.00 for GOTR of Northeast Tennessee. We support our participants every step of the way with exclusive premiums, effortless on-line fundraising and online support. We encourage our participants to continue fundraising beyond the minimum to support our mission. Additional incentives are available for all participants who surpass the fundraising goal.
•Easy online registration process and online fundraising.
•Complimentary race registration to a Girls on the Run 5K.
•Welcome packet, including exclusive SoleMates t-shirt and other branded gear.
•Incentive prizes for participants exceeding fundraising minimums.
•5K Training plans for any level developed 204 Olympic qualifier Catherine Layne.
•Experienced coaching, encouragement and motivations from Layne.
•Special promotions from national partners
•Access to private facebook community where you can interact with other SoleMates participants and Layne.
•Access to information and fundraising tips and ideas.
•Unforgettable experience and lifetime of memories.
•Participants agree to pay a non-refundable $20 fee upon registration with Girls on the Run SoleMates. This amount is applied to the fundraising minimum of $175. The amount $175 might seem a little arbitrary, but it has a meaning. It costs GOTRNETN $175 per girl to operate and offer its program in the region. So for each $175 you raise, you allow a girl who otherwise wouldn’t be able a chance to experience this often life changing curriculum.
•All participants registering online must review and submit the ‘release and waiver’ and ‘fundraising agreement’ form e-mailed to him/her upon signing up for SoleMates via Active.com. Registration cannot be activated until this form is complete.
•SoleMates participants commit to raising a minimum of $175 for the GOTRNETN on or before (30) days after completing the race, or be held personally responsible for this amount.
•Registration for SoleMates does include your race entry fee to one (1) Girls on the Run Northeast Tennessee 5K.
•Participants will NOT be held responsible for raising the minimum ($175) if GOTRI receives notice 60 days prior to the race date that a runner requests to withdraw from the program.
•Donations can be made in the form of cash, check, or credit card (online only). For cash or check donations, participants are required to keep track using the SoleMates Donation Form. Make certain that the line ‘please place my donation for (Athlete’s name)’ is completed with the participant’s name. GOTR is NOT responsible for tracking donations that do not have this line completed.
•All checks should be made out to: Girls on the Run Northeast Tennessee, and sent to Girls on the Run Northeast Tennessee, P.O. Box 5622, Johnson City, TN 37602
•Participants should collect cash and checks and mail them to the address above. Once received, the donations will be recorded and reflected on your personal fundraising page.
•Girls on the Run International is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All gifts are tax- deductible and will be acknowledged by Girls on the Run International. Individuals donating online will receive an automatic thank you letter and receipt via e-mail to print and use for tax purposes. Those offering cash/checks will receive a letter from GOTRI through the mail.