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6 Ways Girls Use GOTR Lessons in Everyday Life

09/20/2018

Six years ago, when I first became a coach for Girls on the Run, I was also in graduate school pursuing my teaching degree. I looked forward to days I got to coach GOTR and see the girls work cooperatively, run longer or faster than they thought they could, and cheer for and support one another. Seeing them at practice “choosing to be a Girl on the Run,” as they were taught in one of their lessons, was rewarding and made me proud to observe the intentional choices that would help them grow into thoughtful, encouraging and strong women. Yet, it wasn’t until I was coaching GOTR and working as an upper elementary school teacher, that I really saw the profound impact the program had on our girls. 

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5 Simple Post-Run Snacks for Kids

09/14/2018

Post-run snacks are important. In addition to water, there are two post-run nutrients for kids: protein and carbohydrates. Carbohydrates help refill their empty energy tanks, while protein helps repair their tired muscles.

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How One Runner Changed My Life and Started a Movement

09/07/2018

Ten years ago, my little sister, Taylor, came home from school and announced that she wanted to join Girls on the Run. In doing so, she followed nearly 1 million girls across the nation who had gained more confidence, developed strength of character and trained to participate in a 5K event — all while having fun.  Except my sister was different. 

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