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GOTR Lancaster Policy Information

GOTR of Lancaster Policy
A girl who meets or can meet requirements for being a Girl on the Run 
shall not be denied acceptance based on race, religion, color, 
national origin, citizenship, height, weight, or disability.


Any child engaged in behavior that threatens the health or welfare of 
other participants, administers or coaches will be released from 
participating in the program as a participant. Threatening behavior 
may include but is not limited to:  physical injury, emotional 
maltreatment, abuse of prescription or illegal drugs, use of alcohol, 
carrying firearms or other dangerous items, using any item in a 
dangerous way,  or any other activity determined by a coach or 
administrator to be threatening of another’s health or well being.

Girls on the Run of Lancaster, their coaches, and 
administrators reserve the right to remove from participation any 
child for any reason that does not fit the mission and goals of the 
organization.

Late Guardian/Absentee Policy

Parents or guardians are expected to pick up their child from Girls on the Run lessons within 5 minutes of the close of the session; ongoing tardiness will not be tolerated.  If a parent is tardy in picking up his/her daughter, the gaurdians will be verbally reminded of the policy.  If a parent is tardy for a second time, a verbal reminder and a written email acknowledgement of the policy will be made.  Upon the third instance, Girls on the Run of Lancaster administration will contact the parent/gaurdians to discuss this policy, possibly resulting in participant termination.  Girls on the Run volunteers are not permitted to transport participants.

Due to the importance of group dynamics and the experiential learning process of the Girls on the Run curriculum, girls who are absent (unexcused) for more than three (3) practices during one season will no longer be eligible to participate in Girls on the Run.  Sickness and/or vacation will not count towards an unexcused absense.  It is critically important to the efficacy of the girls program experience that they participate in both sessions each week and guardians will be informed prior to registration that girls are not allowed to attend only one session a week.

Girls on the Run participants may add/cancel their registration withing the first two weeks of a Girls on the Run season.  Full registration refund will be given within this time period.  If a girl chooses to stop participating in Girls on the Run after the second week of practice, no refund will be given.

Parental concerns with any of these policies should be directed towards the Girls on the Run Council Director for further information.