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Sponsor Packet Visit Site

Sponsor Packet

Lots of ways you can help!

From volunteering to sponsoring, there are many ways individuals and businesses can support our girls. Take a look at the variety of options in our new How You Can Help packet.


5K Sponsors

Join us in thanking our sponsors!

Join us in thanking our sponsors!

Girls on the Run Capital Region 5K Celebration Event

On Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 9:30AM at the Corning Preserve, Girls on the Run Capital Region will host its First Annual 5K Celebration! The 5K is our curriculum's culminating, celebratory event. Completing the 5k provides the girls with a tangible understanding of the confidence that comes through accomplishment as well as a framework for setting and achieving life goals. While the focus will be primarily on the girls, the event is open to the community, up to a total of 300 runners. Over 100 girls will celebrate the successful completion of the Fall season by running with their coaches, running buddies and families. Crossing the finish line is a defining moment when the girls realize that even the seemingly impossible is possible.

Please join us in thanking our sponsors!

5K Sponsors - $2,000 Silver Level

BlueShield of Northeastern New York Visit Site

BlueShield of Northeastern New York

BlueShield of Northeastern New York is a division of HealthNow New York Inc., one of New York’s leading health care companies that provides access to quality health care and innovative solutions for members throughout upstate New York.

5K Sponsors - $1,000 Bronze Level

Cardiology Associates of Schenectady, P.C. Visit Site

Cardiology Associates of Schenectady, P.C.

Cardiology Associates of Schenectady, P.C. are a group of 26 Cardiologists providing comprehensive cardiac care to the people of Schenectady, Montgomery, Fulton and Saratoga Counties of New York State.

Ellis Medicine Visit Site

Ellis Medicine

Reinventing Healthcare. One patient at a time. Ellis Medicine is a 438-bed community and teaching healthcare system serving New York’s Capital Region. With four campuses – Ellis Hospital, Ellis Health Center, Bellevue Woman’s Center and Medical Center of Clifton Park – five additional service locations, more than 3,300 employees and more than 700 members of our medical staff, Ellis Medicine is proud to provide a lifetime of care for patients. Ellis offers an extensive array of inpatient and outpatient services – including cardiac, cancer, emergency, neuroscience and women’s services.

Tri City Rentals Visit Site

Tri City Rentals

Tri City Rentals is a family owned and operated business that has managed apartment communities in this area for over 40 years. In addition to over 24 properties in the Capital District Region, Tri City Rentals owns and manages properties in western New York in both Buffalo and Rochester. Tri City Rentals is proud to support this Girls on the Run 5k Celebration event!

5K Sponsors - $500 "Running Buddy" Level

Burnt Hills Optical Visit Site

Burnt Hills Optical

At Burnt Hills Optical, you can expect superior personal eye care and designer fashion eyeglasses. We build relationships with you, our patient, by catering to your individual needs. Our belief is that the more you know, the better you are able to care for your eyes.

Crestwood Pharmacy Visit Site

Crestwood Pharmacy

Since 2006, Crestwood Pharmacy has been an independent pharmacy situated in Albany, New York. We provide an excellent resource to the community for all of their prescription-related needs, a full line of over-the-counter medications, durable medical equipment, and now, our own line of vitamins and supplements.

At Crestwood, we’re personally committed to providing our customers with guidance about their prescription needs, and offer a level of service and care not seen among today’s mainstream pharmacies.  We take the time to listen to our customers, understand their needs, and work with you to offer solutions that are convenient with your lifestyle.

Fitness Together Latham Visit Site

Fitness Together Latham

Fitness Together Latham provides you with all the components required for your success. Our clients love the complete programs we offer and increased positive energy they feel. Unlike budget facilities that don't provide you with all the components required for your success or overcrowded gyms that are intimidating and unsanitary, our clients love the complete programs we offer, the fun, caring & supportive environment within our community, and increased positive energy they feel every time they walk through our doors.

Friends of Kathy Sheehan Visit Site

Friends of Kathy Sheehan

Kathy Sheehan is a proud Albany Democrat with a goal to strengthen Albany’s neighborhoods, create economic opportunity and lead our city government into the 21st century as Albany’s Mayor.

Kathy believes that our City government should work for everyone. From Pine Hills to West Hill, from the South End to Eagle Point, from North Albany to Delaware Avenue, from Arbor Hill to Hudson Park, Kathy knows that every neighborhood is important to the people who live there and to the small business owners who invest there. That is why she spends countless hours in our neighborhoods listening to residents and community groups, understanding their concerns and advocating for their needs. Kathy does not believe in one size fits all solutions. She sees the diversity of our neighborhoods as a strength that city government must embrace and support.

HomeAdvisor.com Visit Site


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Monticello, Licensed Real Estate Broker Visit Site

Monticello, Licensed Real Estate Broker

Monticello is a boutique real estate firm offering highly specialized services for buyers and sellers in the Capital Region. We recognize that you are looking for more than a real estate firm that properly executes the technical steps in buying and selling property. Perfecting a real estate sale is as much a science as an art. We provide honest advice, a simplified experience, and a sophisticated perspective. 

Reid, McNally & Savage Visit Site

Reid, McNally & Savage

It takes fresh thinking and lots of hard work to make your voice heard in today's complex political landscape. Our expertise will help you reach decision makers and the people and organizations they listen to through: Direct Lobbying, Grassroots Advocacy, Coalition Building, Political Action, Public and Media Relations. Reid, McNally, & Savage works side by side with our clients to develop innovative strategies that maximize their strengths, communicate the right messages to the right people, and get results.

Sunmark FCU Visit Site

Sunmark FCU

Since 1937, Sunmark has helped members in our community improve their financial position. We offer a full range of products including mortgages, investment services, insurance products, retirement accounts, and, of course, savings and checking – all with the personal service our members have come to expect from people who live and work right in your neighborhood.

National Partners

Girls on the Run International is proud to partner with Athleta, Cigna, FOX Sports Supports, Gamma Phi Beta, SmartWool and ASICS as we work to deliver our life-changing program to more than 179,000 girls each year. These companies are vital to advancing our mission and provide financial, in-kind and volunteer support while leveraging their brand's assets to raise awareness about the program across North America.

ASICS Visit Site


When word got out that there was a group of young girls running around the nation together, challenging themselves every week to grow stronger as athletes and as people, and approaching their goals with focus, passion and grace, there was no question: ASICS had to hop on their path and run right alongside them.  

ASICS was founded on the humble idea that sports have the power to transform lives and bring communities together through the universal language of movement. Nearly sixty years later, the synergies between this fundamental company vision and the mission of Girls On the Run has inspired ASICS to become the exclusive National Footwear Sponsor for the organization. By offering footwear, hosting local chapter events and providing on-going financial contributions to the program, ASICS is thrilled support their lifetime journey toward a happier, healthier and more balanced life through running.

ASICS is a leading performance and fitness lifestyle brand, offering footwear, apparel and accessories built for an active and healthy lifestyle. Comprised of a passionate team of innovators, designers, athletes and adventurers, ASICS strives to create stylish and versatile products that inspire enjoyment in every possible active pursuit, from running and training, to yoga and adventure-seeking. ASICS products are available globally in select retail locations and online at asics.com.

Cigna Visit Site


Cigna is proud to be the exclusive health care sponsor of Girls on the Run. The company’s mission is to help people improve their health, well-being and sense of security, and child wellness is a key part of that mission. Girls on the Run was named the first recipient of the Cigna Foundation’s World of Difference Grants, a program that awards funding to nonprofits that are committed to improving health equity in the area's of children’s wellness, senior care and women’s health. The grant has enabled Girls on the Run to increase the number of participants in the program throughout the United States and potentially expand the program internationally. With support from Cigna, Girls on the Run will also distribute more than 200 scholarships to girls at schools across the country allowing them to participate in the program and the celebratory 5K runs.

A global health service company headquartered in Bloomfield, Conn., Cigna has 35,000 employees worldwide, many of whom volunteer with Girls on the Run. To learn more about Cigna, including links to follow the company on Facebook and Twitter, visit www.cigna.com.

FOX Sports Supports Visit Site

FOX Sports Supports

FOX Sports Supports is a program of FOX Sports dedicated to serving the nonprofit community. They understand that with great success comes great recognition and even greater responsibility. Giving back is not only important to the program but to its employees. In 2016 FOX Sports Supports will dedicate time, money and resources to Girls on the Run through a variety of support including PSA’s, in game graphics, event activations, talent involvement and more.

Gamma Phi Beta Visit Site

Gamma Phi Beta

Gamma Phi Beta Sorority is the exclusive National Panhellenic Conference Girls on the Run National Sponsor. Our philanthropic focus, Building Strong Girls, gives girls the confidence to dream big. We inspire the female leaders of tomorrow. For nearly a century, Gamma Phi Beta has committed to improving the lives of young girls by not only building stronger girls but stronger communities through them.  As a National Sponsor, Gamma Phi Beta Sorority provides support to Girls on the Run through financial contributions at the local and international level and hands-on local support from our extensive and passionate membership throughout the U.S. and Canada..

The Sorority’s mission is to inspire the highest type of womanhood. Headquartered in Centennial, Colorado, the Sorority has chartered more than 180 collegiate chapters across the United States and Canada, and has more than 195,000 collegiate and alumnae members worldwide.

Justice Visit Site


She is…

Positive. Passionate. Powerful. 

And it is our goal to remind her of that every step of the way. We’re on a mission to inspire every girl to have the confidence to chase her dreams, no matter how big they are. 

We believe Girls on the Run is doing amazing work to help girls celebrate their talents and uniqueness, and are absolutely thrilled to have a chance to partner with them. Our hope is that together, we can make an even bigger impact on the lives of the tween girls we love so much.

Together, we can empower them to Live Justice: Live Active, Live Connected, Live Together, Live Smart, Live Positively, and Live Creatively.

Known as a major retail destination for fashion-loving tweens, Justice operates over 930 stores throughout the United States and Canada. We also have an international presence in Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Want more Justice? Follow us on our social channels. Download the Justice Catalog and Live Justice app. Visit shopjustice.com for store information and to shop online. 

SmartWool Visit Site


SmartWool is a National 5k Partner and the official sock of the Girls on the Run 5k Series. Based in Steamboat Springs, CO, SmartWool is an apparel brand whose products are inspired by living and playing in the mountains. SmartWool upholds strong values around high performance products, conscience business ethics and affecting a positive change in the world through volunteer service and their SmartWool Advocacy Fund. They believe that the future of the planet rests on healthy, active kids. That’s why their Advocacy Fund supports Girls on the Run and other organizations committed to getting kids outside through responsible recreational opportunities.

Thirty-One Gifts Visit Site

Thirty-One Gifts

Thirty-One Gifts is one of the world’s largest direct-selling companies, committed to celebrating, encouraging and rewarding others for who they are, offering purses, wallets, totes, home organization solutions, jewelry and more. With a mission to help women by giving them the opportunity to own their own business, we are a company with a compassionate heart, comprised of a family of individuals who share a passion for building confident girls and women. Through our charitable program, Thirty-One Gives, we have a commitment to changing the alarming statistic that a girl’s self-esteem peaks at the age of 9. We are excited to support Girls on the Run and work together to change that statistic and build confident girls.