Tag Archives: Girls on the Run

5 Tips for Back-to-School Success!

Hey parents! It’s that time of year. Summer break is almost at an end as school starts in a few weeks (sooner for those of us who teach!). Amidst the back-to-school shopping and final summer vacation plans, here are some … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned on a Summer Run

A quick jaunt into the foothills today turned into an hour and a half hot mess. Why? I broke these three cardinal rules of running: Always know where you’re going – I’d run Polecat Loop before – once, two years … Continue reading

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It’s Summer!!!

School’s out! Woohoo! Here at GOTR we are already starting to gear up and plan for Fall – and your GOTR girl just got out of school for the summer. Time to play! Here are some tips for keeping cool … Continue reading

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Hunter Elementary, Spring 2014

Hunter Elementary, Spring 2014 Here at Hunter we have a diverse group of girls this year. We have some students who have disabilities, aren’t fast runners, need motivation and all the girls have stepped up to the plate at one time … Continue reading

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Hidden Springs Elementary, Spring 2014

Hidden Springs Elementary, Spring 2014  We have had a wonderful season and the girls have had so much fun. I am overjoyed with the outcomes of each practice and how far they have come in their running and inner beauty. … Continue reading

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Peregrine Elementary, Spring 2014

Peregrine Elementary, Spring 2014 This spring season was the first time GOTR has been offered at Peregrine Elementary. As a veteran coach, I was excited for a new location, but also nervous about the turn out we would have. Luckily, … Continue reading

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In Celebration of Our Volunteers

The end of the season is almost here, and you know what that means? The GOTR 5-K, yes, but also it’s time for our community project. GOTR is primarily a volunteer-based organization. The board of directors, research staff, and all … Continue reading

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Longfellow Elementary, Spring 2014

Longfellow Elementary, Spring 2014 At our Longfellow site this season we may be few but we are mighty! Mighty in character.  We have seven girls, three of which come from other schools.  From day one you would have never known … Continue reading

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Roosevelt Elementary, Spring 2014

Roosevelt Elementary, Spring 2014 GOTR Coach: What do you think it means to be comfortable in your own skin? “You don’t really think you’re like too fat or too skinny, you just like who you are! You don’t feel like … Continue reading

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The Big Day is Almost Here!: Race Day Prep

Hi Parents, We’re about a month into season and you know what that means… race day (and the practice 5 K) is just around the corner. What can you do in the days leading up to the big race to … Continue reading

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