Sports

GOTR Memories

One of my favorite memories from GOTR is running the 5k. I always had a goal and managed to reach that goal every year. GOTR is something I enjoyed and definitely miss. The coaches are...

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...