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Determined

When I was in 4th grade in Springfield, Virginia, my mom’s friend brought GOTR to my school. My mom signed my sister and I up, much to my dismay. If running during soccer practice...

Limitless Potential

When I became an aunt to my incredible and outgoing niece, I knew I wanted to make a difference in her life. Weather it be through running, or being a role model, I knew I wanted to give...

Dreaming big is the way to go!

I learned that dreaming big is the way to go! And to never limit your goals for anyone, if you believe you can achieve them! I was a running buddy with my daughter for her second GOTR...

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...