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Join us for a week of fitness and fun in NYC! From June 15-21, our Fit Week studio partners will host donation-based classes to benefit She's the First.

How does it work?
1. Check out the schedule below and find the class that is perfect for you. Go to one or try them all and get fit for girls' education!

2. Visit the page for your studio of choice to register for their Fit Week class.
(Scroll down to the "Members" section of this page, click on the studio's name, and follow their instructions to sign up for the class)

3. Attend our Fit Week grand finale class on Saturday, June 21!

100% of the proceeds from Fit Week classes will benefit She's the First, sponsoring girls' education around the world.

Sunday 6/15:
  • Uplift Studios (1:30pm)
  • Beatbox Fitness (6:00pm)
  • Broadway Dance Center (7:30pm
Monday 6/18:
  • Finish Line Physical Therapy (7:30am)
  • Anna Farkas Yoga (6:00pm)
Tuesday 6/17:
Wednesday 6/18:
Thursday 6/19: Friday 6/20:
Saturday 6/21: EMpowered Recess (11:00am)

FIT WEEK is presented by:
EMpowered NYC
Hint Water
She's the First




She's the First volunteers will be present at each class with raffle tickets and free bottles of Hint Water. You can earn one automatic raffle entry for every class you attend, and additional tickets will be available at every class.

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Join us to send girls to school—and get fit!


It started with one little hash tag and a big dream: Two friends challenged themselves to run their first marathon together, while also fundraising to send 26 girls to school in Nepal in honor of each mile.

Inspired by their journey, which they tracked on social media using #26Miles26Girls, other people began to set new fitness goals tied to a fundraising goal for She's the First. Popular fitness instructors got on board to raise money and endorphins with donation-based classes.

The impact quickly multiplied. The #RUNTHEWORLD campaign was born. Before we knew it, 200+ supporters raised $50,000 to send 60 girls to school. It was the most financially successful campaign in She’s the First history.

In Season Two, which kicks off on February 18, the first day of Social Media Week, we're raising our game and growing an even bigger team to RUN THE WORLD! In unity with our She's the First Scholars, who are running to school and cheering you on, we aim to raise $150,000 together to sponsor girls' education, before the grand finale on November 2nd.

Here's how you can support:


(1) Start a fundraising page. Tell your story, ask friends/family to donate. Raise money by:
  • Challenging yourself to run a race, be it your first, fastest, or funnest (yes, we know that's not a word...but it counts!).
  • Teaming up with a fitness instructor to organize a donation-based fitness fundraising class.

(2) Use CharityMiles! Every mile you walk, run, or bike on the app for She's the First donates a quarter, funded by a corporate sponsor, which we will be count towards the grand total.

Ready? Let's go!
Email info@shesthefirst.org with any questions.

PS: Show that you're part of our team! Add a RUN THE WORLD PicBadge to your Facebook/Twitter profile picture here.

She's the First
116 West 23rd Street, Suite 500 New York, NY 10011
info@shesthefirst.org