Category - Girls on the Run International

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All the Medals Look the Same.

When Julianna joined our program last Fall she was 9 years old, weighed 185 pounds, and had Type 2 Diabetes. Julianna was in and out of foster care because her mother was going through...

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It is never too late…

I have been involved with GOTRBA for the past 3 years as a board member and I am continued excited and full of joy at what this organization does for girls and women. As a “wannabe”...

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The baby we will never meet

I’m pregnant. Most women when they have that news are elated and can’t wait to share. They start choosing baby names, creating a registry and planning the nursery. They share the...

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Chin Down to Head Up

One fall, on the recommendation from a friend, I registered Allison for Girls On The Run. All I knew was the program was designed build confidence with an end goal of running a 5k. As a mom...

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Back Home Again

From 2000-2009 I was in a weird, I’m not me place…..
1st marriage ended after 14 months….Never really fixed the “why” I was where I was and how I felt about things after...

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Unique. Imperfect. Amazing!

I am amazing because I can finally say and actually believe that I truly am amazing. I didn’t always feel this way: I was a strong girl who liked to climb trees and play sports. I...

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Working Hard to be Joyful!

A few years ago, my husband and I were at an event where the speaker challenged us to develop a family motto. He suggested we sit down with our kids and create a simple phrase that embodied...

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Growing with Girls on the Run

I first learned about Girls on the Run from a coworker, she was telling us at lunch how much her daughter enjoyed it. I checked out the website and knew this was something I had to get...

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Thinking big and not giving up!

I am a mom that truly loves GOTR and what it stands for. My daughter absolutely loves this program. I am lucky enough to be able to participate in this program through our school and we...

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You Can Do It!

Girls On The Run changed my life by encouraging me. When I started I couldn’t run very far. I didn’t think I could run a 5k. Through practice and the people who encouraged me I...