Volunteer Today

Donate your time to help give
girls a brighter future.

Learn More

Back to Top

Posts tagged with "GOTR Alumnae"

Girls on the Run Didn't Make My Daughter Love Running, but It Did Shape Her Soul

By Jennifer Borch 01/03/2017 | General

When I signed up to coach Girls on the Run nine years ago, I fantasized about the running bond I would develop with my daughter. My back-of-the-pack rebel walker would have none of it. Girls on the Run may not have sold my daughter on running, but it shaped her soul.

Read More

Lessons That Last a Lifetime

By Cammy Nelson 01/03/2017 | General

It’s easy to become an adult and forget the lessons learned in GOTR. It’s safe to lean into fear and step back when I’m nervous or when I start to doubt my own abilities.  Then I remind myself that it’s all about baby steps.

Read More

Help Your Girl Get the Most Out of Her Girls on the Run Experience

By Caroline Holbrook 04/05/2016 | General

Supporting your GOTR girl while sharing and encouraging some of the strategies listed below can help make sure her experience is a memorable one. 

Read More

Girls on the Run Changed My Perspective on Life

By Anna S. 02/28/2016 | General

No one is alone in the battle that is life. No one, I promise you. But I must admit that I didn’t fully understand that my whole life. I was quiet and sometimes lonely. I wasn’t alone, but I didn’t realize it. Not until I joined Girls on the Run. Girls on the Run changed my perspective on life.

Read More

Thankful for My Running Shoes

By Caroline Holbrook 01/17/2016 | General

Girls on the Run didn’t just give me a twelve week program, a cool t-shirt, or a couple new friends; it gave me a new outlook on taking care of myself, and what that means mentally and physically.

Read More

One in a Million: Kennedy Vaughan

By Suzanna McCloskey 07/12/2015 | Featured Columns & Series

The earliest version of the Girls on the Run curriculum was piloted in 1996 with the help of thirteen brave girls, including Kennedy Vaughan. Little did she know what a pivotal role she was playing in the program that has now served more than 1 million girls!

Read More

One in a Million!

By Pamela Young 02/14/2015 | Announcements

At Girls on the Run, we envision a world where all girls know their limitless potential. And more than that, we are working to make that vision a reality. That is why we’re so excited to share that Girls on the Run will serve our one-millionth girl this year! We invite you to celebrate with us! Here's how. 

Read More