Lace up your running shoes or tune up your bike. It’s time to hit the pavement and walk, bike or run for a cause with Team Play Like a Girl!

What is Team Play Like a Girl?

Team Play Like a Girl is a walking, biking and running program all about using athletic and healthy living activities to empower women and girls. From first-time runners to marathoners, to walkers and avid cyclists, athletes of all fitness levels come together to raise funds to help girls in Play Like a Girl programs reach their full potential. Not only does Team Play Like a Girl welcome athletes of all fitness levels, but we also welcome those looking to cheer on our athletes from the sideline to join our team.

Join our team

Why Join?


Being a member of Team Play Like a Girl not only means achieving a specific athletic goal and living proactively. It’s your way to walk, bike or run for a cause. You can directly support our mission by raising funds to help us empower girls everywhere. Team Play Like a Girl members receive special benefits and support from Play Like a Girl, including:

  • Play Like a Girl’s four-month Couch to 5K training plan
  • Team Play Like a Girl fundraising guide with tips for setting up a personalized fundraising page on Facebook
  • Team Play Like a Girl newsletters with training and fundraising tips
  • Team Play Like a Girl race day shirt/tank
  • Pre-race mixer and Play Like a Girl cheer zones along the race course
  • Early notification of upcoming race opportunities with Team Play Like a Girl

Member Requirements:

  • Complete registration for an upcoming race or event as an official Team Play Like a Girl athlete
  • Commit to raise $1,500 or more, even if you cannot complete the race.
  • Participate in Team Play Like a Girl training and race-weekend activities as desired

How It Works


Step 1: Choose a Race

We have populated our Events Calendar with some popular races and health events that you can run with Team Play Like a Girl.

Step 2: Join Team Play Like a Girl

Join our team by registering for the race or health event of your choice. Then, shoot us an email at team@iplag.org to let us know.

Step 3: Begin Fundraising

After joining, we’ll provide details on how to set up your own fundraising page via Facebook. It’s free and easy!

Join Team Play Like A Girl