Girls on the Run International

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...