Bailey Eversole Blake, Program Coordinator, joined the GOTR-STL team in March 2014. She grew up in Ballwin, Missouri, and graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2013 (Go Tigers!) with a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology. Sports and physical activity have always been an important part of Bailey’s life; growing up she participated in swimming, tennis, and water polo. She completed her first 5k as a freshman in college and loved getting back into competition. She continued running after college and completed her first half marathon in the fall of 2013. Bailey loved the experience and encouraging atmosphere of the race, so she is excited to complete many more! During her time in college, she studied the Mediterranean diet in Italy so she enjoys cooking healthy and authentic Italian dishes at home. She also continues to play tennis in her free time. She currently lives in Chesterfield with her husband, Jon, and their dog. Bailey is very excited to be a part of the Girls on the Run because of the positive impact they make on the lives of girls across Saint Louis!