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Girls on the Run Buffalo Fall 2017 Program Registration

Registration is online only. Our lottery registration week begins on August 14th and ends on August 21st at 9am. If a program is not full after lotteries are run, the registration will re-open on August 21st once the lottery is run. Girls will then be be accepted on a first come, first serve basis until the team is full. Registration closes on September 18th at 10am.

Team Size: teams can have up to 15 girls per two trained coaches. If a third trained coach is added to the team the group size can open to 18 girls. 

Building confidence and setting young girls down the path of a healthy lifestyle is PRICELESS! However, there are real costs associated with operating a non-profit organization and delivering the Girls on the Run program to approximately 2000 girls in the Buffalo area each year.  

Our Registration cost is $160 per girl & includes: (financial aid provided to families in need, please fill out financial aid questions when you register your daughter)

20 ninety-minute sessions conducted by certified GOTR volunteer coaches
A healthy snack at each session
Official GOTR T-shirt

End of season team celebration
5k Registration fee
5K Medal
Pre/post 5k race celebration

Refund Policy:  Girls on the Run will issue a full refund of the program fee less a $20 processing fee if a girl withdraws from the program through the first week of practice (September 11-18th at 10:00 am). No refund will be issued after the first week of practice.  If you have any question whatsoever please send Meghan an email at meghanc@gotrbuffalo.org

REGISTERING YOUR GIRL - Registration ends september 18th at 10am  - no exceptions.

(DO NOT USE A MOBILE PHONE OR IPAD/TABLET TO REGISTER)

Online Registration – Girls on the Run of Buffalo engages in a lottery based online registration system to ensure a fair and equal process for all girls. Lottery registration begins online August 14th.  Participants will be randomly selected by a computer generated lottery (not first-come, first-served) for their spot in the group. The registration form will temporarily close on August 21st  at 9am to run the lottery.  Girls can only participate if there is a team at the school they are enrolled in. No exceptions.


IF YOU ARE SELECTED IN THE LOTTERY:

You will receive an email  that you have been selected and your credit card will be charged.


IF YOU ARE NOT SELECTED IN THE LOTTERY:

You will receive an email that you are on the waiting list, and your credit card will not be charged, unless a spot opens up and  you move from the waiting list to the registered list.

IF A TEAM IS NOT FULL AFTER LOTTERY IS RUN

The team re-opens to a first come-first serve registration until team is full.

HOMESCHOOL POLICY

please contact Meghan Cavanaugh at 716-873-2221 if your daughter is home schooled and we can discuss options for participation in your district"


FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

In need of financial assistance? The scholarship approval process is included in the online registation process. Simply answer the scholarship questions during registration, and the computer will determine your eligibility and adjust the fee accordingly. At Girls on the Run, it is our mission to never turn a girl away from the program for financial reasons Financial Aid is available online on a sliding scale. The financial aid form is included in the registration form.

BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD/INDEPENDENT HEALTH WELLNESS BENEFIT

We accept the following payments:

BlueCross BlueShield Wellness Benefit Coverage and Wellness card.


***Important*** Please be aware that BCBS only covers ONE Girls on the Run season per benefit year. You will be responsible for the full $160 registration fee if your claim is rejected. Please contact Meghan with any questions.
If your BlueCross BlueShield coverage includes the Wellness Benefit, your $160 Girls on the Run registration fee will be covered by BlueCross BlueShield – You will be asked to fill in your insurance information then you will be asked to enter in code BCBS on the coupon code page, GOTR will confirm your eligibility.
If for any reason your claim to Blue Cross Blue Shield is denied, you will be responsible to pay the full registration amount of $160 (unless applying for financial aid) or if your coverage changes during the season and your Wellness Benefit reimbursement ends or is partially denied, you will be responsible for the remaining balance.
Independent Health Health Extras Debit Card – If you have this benefit you will be able to use your card as payment when you are checking out.

Registration for fall 2017 begins Aug. 14th

Girls on the Run of Buffalo
PO Box 1271
Buffalo, NY 14213

(716) 873-2221

info@gotrbuffalo.org