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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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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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So You Want to be a Runner…

That was me in grad school. My dad had been an avid runner when I was a child and I decided if it was good enough for him, it was good enough for me. So I purchased a cheap treadmill, … Continue reading

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Be Active, GOTR Treasure Valley!

Who’s excited about Girls on the Run’s Spring season starting up in March? I know I am! March also represents the re-launch of our SoleMates program, which helps us raise money for scholarships for our girls. Things to think about … Continue reading

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Staying Active When It’s Cold Outside

Hi SoleMates, GOTR Fall season is over. So I thought I’d send you off with some cross-training and fun family winter activities. Here are some ideas for Family Winter Fun! 1)      Figure Skating 2)      Skiing 3)      Sledding 4)      Snowboarding 5)      … Continue reading

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What’s Going on in GOTR this week?

The girls just ran their official 5K! We couldn’t be more excited and happy for them. Do you remember the anticipation of your first race? I do. OTf course, I ran Robie Creek for my first race. Not the smartest … Continue reading

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What’s Going On in GOTR This Week?

Hi SoleMates! This week is our GOTR practice 5K. It will be the first time the girls have attempted 3.1 miles. Some of them are really excited and some are petrified at the thought of going that distance. The GOTR … Continue reading

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