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Get Involved as a Young Professional in the New Year!

Posted By EFranz in on Wed, 01/08/2020 - 12:11pm

Are you a young professional looking for ways to get more involved in Girls on the Run in 2020? We have two opportunities for you! Both the Young Friends Group and Young Professionals Board of Girls on the Run St. Louis are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals who believe in the mission and core values of Girls on the Run, and want to share its magic with those in their personal and professional communities.

Here are a few reasons that these young professional groups may just be the perfect fit for you!

Volunteer Spotlight: Virginia Pearson

Posted By MLaBrier in on Mon, 12/02/2019 - 2:54pm

Virginia Pearson is the mother of a participant at Mason Ridge Elementary. This was her first season participating in GOTR as a coach/site liaison and she did an AMAZING job. She truly embraced each of the GOTR Core Values and encouraged every girl on her team to recognize their own strength.

Running in Cold Weather: Keeping Young Athletes Safe and Warm

Posted By EFranz in on Fri, 11/08/2019 - 11:47am

Just because the temperatures are dropping doesn’t mean outdoor running and exercising has to drop as well. Here are some tips and tricks from Terra Blatnik, MD to help your dedicated young athlete continue to train in the winter months:

A Message from Honorary Race Chair, Laila Anderson

Posted By EFranz in on Mon, 10/28/2019 - 5:01pm

Laila Anderson, official St.

Moving Forward Together

Posted By EFranz in on Thu, 10/24/2019 - 10:25am

By Sarah Freymiller, Girls on the Run St. Louis Intern and MSW Student at the Brown School of Social Work