Girls on the Run International

Stories from girls, moms, coaches and teachers…

Blind Runner

My name is Hayes. I am an 11 year old rising 5th grader at Providence Spring Elementary. I did Girls on the Run the last 2 seasons. I loved Girls on the Run because it made me feel proud...

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Hundreds of times a day we are faced with decisions. Some of those decisions have the potential to be life changing, yet we may be unaware at the time how life changing such a simple...

More Than An Internship

For one of my graduation requirements, I needed to fulfill an internship/practicum course. As I was going through the list of options, Girls on the Run stood out to me. I had heard of Girls...

Girls on the Run is so much fun!

I volunteered this year for Girls on the Run Central KY and it was life changing. I am currently a college student studying Nursing, so I was a little nervous about being with a group of...

Say It Back

I love the title of this campaign, Say It Forward. I love the play on words, how it invites women to use their voices (Say), how it is open to all experiences and there is no prompt (It)...

Building Strong Girls

Hi! I’m Coach Rebecca. I’ve been involved with Girls on the Run Atlanta since 2016 and have coached three fun and crazy seasons with Paideia and The Atlanta International School. When...

An Audience is Watching

The school that I coach for Girls on the Run sits in the inner city of Allentown. As the guidance counselor shared with me the first day, it isn’t in the “sexy” part of the city that...

Trust The Process- A Short Story

Last year in September, I experienced a very hard trial with anxiety and depression. Honestly, that had been my story for a very long time but I never acknowledged it because I always...

Some Girls Don’t Fit In

Some girls are not meant to fit in. This has always been the story of my life. As a child, I never dreamed of weddings. I didn’t give in to peer pressure. Pink was never my favorite...

Tell Her She Can Run

At the age of 9, my daughter was beautiful and bubbly, intelligent and funny. Always tall for her age, she possessed a body built for strength and she was using that strength to become a...