Mentors/Teachers/Coaches

Giving Back and Lifting Up

I encountered Girls on the Run like many other parents do – my girls brought home information about a “running program”, and I thought it sounded like a great way to...

I love GOTR

Does your school have girls on the run? Mine does and I am a part of it! This is such a fun program. One reason I loved the program so much was because of all the amazing friends and...

Just Happy

Hey People of South Georgia. Today I am going to tell you why Girls on the run is so much fun. Girls on the Run is so much fun because I get to make new friends and walk with people younger...

Running is so much fun

What I love about Girls on the Run. What I love about girls on the run is that all of our team members help each other say positive things to each other and how the teachers are funny and...

What a mirror really shows

My story begins with my friends that coached for GOTR. For several years they mentioned that I should coach as well. All I knew about it was the name – and the name intimidated me...

Dani Backrides

I was very nervous and almost scared at first. Would I be a good coach? Can I handle teaching young girls life lessons without teaching experience or children of my own? I learned quickly...

The FINISH Line

Tomorrow evening, hundreds of girls and their running partners will “rock” the Lehigh Valley Parkway for the Girls on the Run 5K event. We have been working toward this date since mid...

Remembering My “Star Power”

I have been a Girls on the Run Head Coach at Ashlawn Elementary for eleven years. I first became involved with Girls on the Run when a close friend of mine – who was a Coach –...

She Had It in Her All Along

I often believe that the best way to celebrate someone’s birthday is to focus on the impact they have made on the universe. Today, I want to celebrate and say Happy Birthday to Girls on...

Simply Because It Is Yours

For the last eight years I’ve been working on HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in Mexico but also globally, and I really feel that I have one of the most beautiful...