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Posts tagged with "GOTR Summer"

Standing Together to Support All Girls

By Heather Pressley, PhD 08/09/2017 | General

Girl Squad. Stand Together. Build each other up. Positive mindset. These are what Girls on the Run is all about. Sometimes, because of our name, people see us as “only” a running program but Girls on the Run is so much more than that!

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Women Who Wow Us: Beatriz and Virginia Lozano

By Kenzie Kramer 01/24/2017 | Remarkable! People

Growing up, Beatriz and Virginia Lozano rarely saw themselves reflected in their history books. The sisters are now changing the narative of history classes by creating resources for kids that show women's impact on U.S. history and engaging students through games and other interactive learning tools.

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Fueling Our Healthy Pace: Banana Nice Cream

By Hilliary Meisner 09/27/2016 | Wellness Tips

As the days begin to get shorter, and the nights a bit cooler I find myself grasping to all things summer!  While fall is one of my favorite times of year, I have to say it is sad to see summer come to an end.  So in an effort to hold onto summer for as long as I can, I thought I would share with you one of my favorite warm weather treats! 

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Do’s and Don’ts for Prepping for Back to School Season

By Risa Barash 08/16/2016 | General

With two school aged kids and a successful business to run, Risa Barash is not immune to the back to school prep work blues. Risa shares her tips for an easy back to school transition.

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By Kenzie Kramer 08/09/2016 | Wellness Tips

Nothing crushes your motivation to run as much as stepping outside and realizing that the weather is not what you anticipated. When the temperatures rise, so does the temptation to stay inside with the air conditioner on full blast. For tips on how to stay motivated to lace up, we talked to running bloggers for their advice on how they continue to pound the pavement during sweltering summer heat.

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Six Smart Tips to Stay Motivated to Run This Summer

By Kenzie Kramer 08/09/2016 | Wellness Tips

Nothing crushes your motivation to run as much as stepping outside and realizing that the weather is not what you anticipated. When the temperatures rise, so does the temptation to stay inside with the air conditioner on full blast. For tips on how to stay motivated to lace up, we talked to running bloggers about how they continue to pound the pavement during sweltering summer heat.

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Help Your Girl Keep Learning This Summer

By Kenzie Kramer 07/18/2016 | Heart & Sole

Summer vacation is intended to be a break from classes but that doesn’t mean that your child’s learning has to go on a hiatus. In the Girls on the Run middle school program Heart & Sole, girls learn about the importance of balancing what is called their Girl Wheel - made up of brain, heart, social, body and spirit. To nurture our all-around wellness, it’s important to maintain all parts of our Girl Wheel, even when school is not in session!

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Soak Up Summer with GOTR Bingo

By Jami Bunton 07/13/2016 | Fun & Games

Summer is in full swing, and although your kids are excited to not be in school, “I’m bored” may be a commonly heard phrase. Even with the endless possibilities of fun activities, sometimes it can be hard to think of something to do–especially with so much more time to fill! 

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How Your Family Can Give Back This Summer

By Kenzie Kramer 07/12/2016 | Giving Back

When you think of summer, it’s likely that ideas of relaxing and taking things easy come to mind. While nurturing your emotional wellness is crucial, the laid back schedule and extra time means that summer can also be a great time to give back. At Girls on the Run, we teach girls the value of contributing to their communities and having a positive impact on others and this summer we’re encouraging you to gather your family and friends to work together on a way to impact your community.

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GOTR Summer: Week Five

By Suzanna McCloskey 07/29/2015 | Featured Columns & Series

For week five of #GOTRSummer, we're sharing tips for incorporating healthy eating habits and acts of kindness into your day.

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Summer Reading

By Amy Ellrod 07/23/2015 | Featured Columns & Series

Make summer reading exciting for your child with these engaging tips and resources!

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GOTR Summer: Week Four

By Suzanna McCloskey 07/22/2015 | Featured Columns & Series

For week four of #GOTRSummer, we're sharing tips for healthy outdoor activities and regular physical fitness.

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GOTR Summer: Week Three

By Suzanna McCloskey 07/14/2015 | Featured Columns & Series

It's week three of GOTR Summer! Each week, we will be updating the GOTR Summer page with photos, healthy tips and weekly challenges to help you stay connected with Girls on the Run! 

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GOTR Summer: Week Two

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

It's week two of GOTR Summer! Each week, we will be updating the GOTR Summer page with photos, healthy tips and weekly challenges to help you stay connected with Girls on the Run! 

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Summer Growth Activities for Girls

By Megan Gildin 07/06/2015 | Featured Columns & Series

Megan Gildin, Girls on the Run International's Positive Youth Development Specialist, encourages you to use this summer to find ways for your girl to live the lessons she learned at Girls on the Run and continue to nurture her physical, emotional and spiritual health.

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GOTR Summer: Week One

By Suzanna McCloskey 07/02/2015 | Featured Columns & Series

How are you enjoying your #GOTRSummer? Just us in celebrating GOTR Summer by sharing your summer photos, getting healthy tips and staying connected with the GOTR mission!

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