Northern Nevada and Lake Tahoe


"Every morning I put on my dangling, sparkly earring and when I look in the mirror I tell myself that I am beautiful and I am going to rock this day!"

-Leah, 5th Grade

New Study Demonstrates that Girls on the Run Transforms Young Girls' Lives

Recently, leading youth development expert Dr. Maureen Weiss, University of Minnesota, conducted an independent study to evaluate the effectiveness of Girls on the Run in promoting positive outcomes.

Reno 1868 Match Benefiting Girls on the Run-Sierras

Join us for an fun evening of Reno 1868 soccer.  A portion of the ticket proceeds will benefit Girls on the Run-Sierras

Panty Drop partners with Girls on the Run-Sierras through Giving Program.

Through their partnership with Girls on the Run-Sierras, and the Pledge 1% program, Panty Drop stays dedicated to closing the gender leadership gap. The Pledge 1% program, which encourages companies to pledge 1% of revenue, 1% of employee time, and 1% of product to promote mindfulness in -and out-of the workplace. Panty Drop’s core beliefs align with Girls on the Run-Sierras through their work inspiring limitless potential, while staying true to who you really are.

8 Things You Should Know When Preparing for Your First 5K

Running your first 5K can be an intimidating goal for girls and adults alike. Each year, thousands of Girls on the Run participants cross the finish line of their first 5K event. Along with the girls who are completing their first 5K, many of the running buddies who are with them are also accomplishing their goal of running a 5K! Will this be the year that you run your 5K?

Meet our rock star intern, Peggy!

This semester we were so lucky to have an intern to help us out, and help introduce her to the world of working in a non-profit dedicated to helping girls in the Reno-Tahoe community find their true #LimitlessPotential! Take a second to meet Peggy, and why she was such an asset to Girls on the Run-Sierras this semester! 

Renown Community Health Needs Survey

Help us help Renown in collecting data to better study the health needs in our community. You could win a $50 gift card!

GOTR-Sierras awarded 100% Board Giving Award

Girls on the Run-Sierras is honored to be recognized as one of 93 local nonprofits to be awarded the 100% Board Giving Award in 2016.  This award, presented by the Community Foundation of Western Nevada, recognizes the generous leadership and exemplary commitment the board members of the awardees provide. We are delighted to be listed among such other great nonprofits in our area and that our Board of Directors for their guidance and support of Girls on the Run.

Run with the Girls 5K - RECAP

We kicked off this month with our Run with the Girls 5K event. This event was the largest one yet - with 325 Girls on the Run-Sierras participants crossing the coveted finish line on Sunday, November 6th. If we take into account their running buddies, that means we had 650+ athletes joining forces to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident.

Eight Quotes to Remind Us to Express Gratitude This Season

With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, it’s is the perfect time to reflect on what you have to be grateful for. At Girls on the Run, we encourage everyone to express joy, optimism and gratitude through our words, thoughts and actions. Here are eight quotes about gratitude that are great reminders to express what we are grateful for in our lives.

Girls on the Run-Sierras
140 Washington St, Ste 220
Reno, NV 89503

(775) 298-0280