Dates: January 20-24, 2018 | Register here
Price: USD 599,-
Location: Austin, The United States

Girls on the Run Summit 2018

Come enjoy the unique culture of Austin, Texas at the Girls on the Run International Summit presented by Ashworth Awards!

The Girls on the Run Summit is a professional development conference like no other. At the Summit, you can expect a moving address by Girls on the Run International’s CEO, Elizabeth Kunz, a wide array of educational breakout sessions lead by industry experts and many opportunities to network with sister councils.

You will learn fresh ideas and best practices to better equip your council to serve more girls in the year ahead. Most importantly, you will leave the Summit with a renewed sense of purpose, a deeper connection to the amazing people across this country who are committed to Summit’s mission, and a profound sense of inspiration as you celebrate the magnitude of the Girls on the Run movement.

The 2018 Summit will take place at the Hyatt Regency Austin, which is located directly on the beautiful Lady Bird Lake and an easy walk to downtown Austin.  Austin is known for its legendary live music, burgeoning restaurant scene, healthy vibe, and free spirit. We are confident that there is something here for everyone in this great city!

Whether you come alone, with other council staff and board, or your family, we guarantee a great time will be had by all. Please join us at the 2018 Summit for a time of inspiration, education, connection, and rejuvenation!

Social and Networking Activities

  • Council to Council Connections

Let’s gather and kick-off Summit at the Council Connection Session! This will be the perfect time to meet and mingle with your sister councils. In this relaxed setting, reconnect with old friends and meet new attendees in similar positions across the country.

his networking event will also provide an opportunity for attendees to reflect on council successes and what they are hoping to learn from this time together.

  • Sip and Shop: Kick Off Austin!

Reunite with old friends and meet new ones as the organisers kick off the 2018 Summit with a sip and shop event featuring our wonderful expo exhibitors and the famous “Keep Austin Weird” theme!

  • Fitness Activities

Summit 2018 will feature a variety of different fitness activities on Monday, and Tuesday morning. Enjoy running? Come check out the beautiful trail along Lady Bird Lake during an evening group run! Looking for strength building? Join an early morning boot camp! Want to refresh and revitalize? Start your day off with yoga!

  • Keynote Dinner and Dessert on the Terrace

On the final night in Austin, you’ll sit down for a formal dinner followed by our Keynote Speaker, Bonnie St. John who will inspire to achieve the limitless potential. After Bonnie’s presentation, you’ll gather for a dessert reception on the Hyatt terrace.

  • Council Networking – Community Dialogue

With Summit coming to an end, this final session will give you a chance to strengthen connections, share with sister councils and expand your network of support within the Girls on the Run organization.

Similar sized councils will be grouped together to allow for robust discussions that will ultimately inform your plans about the future of your council and provide support to your council team. Whether it is overcoming an obstacle or leveraging an opportunity, this session will help you work through your most pressing issues and opportunities.

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