Sports

Without suck there cannot be growth

Ever since I was a little girl I wanted to be a pilot. Growing up just 20 minutes away from Frankfurt Airport I would spend hours watching the aircraft doing their holding patterns over our...

Girls on the Run Story

I am a 44 year old woman. I asked a lot of questions as a girl because I always wanted to learn and know more, and remember being told to be quiet, to stop asking questions. I was a...

For Every Door That Closes, Another Opens

I’ve always struggled with my gender identity. Growing up, I started playing baseball because of my older brother. I was always the only girl on my team, but it never bothered me...

I KNOW that I can DO anything and MORE!

I am amazing because I AM ME. My name is Shaila and im 9 years old, its been hard for me to make good friends since my self esteem is not very good. I struggled with body image and it makes...

Keep the Faith

Everyone has a story right now, and in no way do I believe I am entitled for anyone to listen to mine. I am not sure why I am starting this, but I am going to tell a story about my senior...

Girls on the Run

Hi, my name is Mi’Kaylah and I am a fourth grader. I participate in GOTR. GOTR has inspired me to be healthy, confident, and joyful. First of all, GOTR has taught me to be healthy by...

Believe in yourself!

For the longest time I struggled with my weight and it would effectively put me in a bad mood. Then the thoughts came after, in deafening waves. “You’ve gained weight.” “How could...

Taking Flight, Again.

In elementary school I was the fastest girl runner in my class. I could even beat most of the boys. I would always win the races at field day. I can still remember that feeling of flight...

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)...

Why I run

Growing up I never thought of myself as sporty or athletic– that was my sister. She was coordinated, aggressive and an all-star athlete like my dad. I considered myself to be...