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Girls on the Run in Their Community!

Posted by Maggie in on Mon 06/06/2016 10:32

By Claire Brown, Program Coordinator

Part of the GOTR curriculum focuses on empowering girls to share their strengths and use their unique gifts to positively impact those around them. Each GOTR team demonstrates this through planning and implementing a community service project, which allows them to discover the unimaginable strength that comes from helping others!

Our Spring 2016 GOTR team’s completed many creative, meaningful projects! Check out a few here:

Friday Five: 5 Favorite Planks (Plus a Bonus!)

Posted by Maggie in on Fri 06/03/2016 11:31

by Bailey Blake, Program Coordinator

Recently, the GOTR-STL staff has added planking to our workday. We try to do it every day we’re in the office, and our longest streak is 76 days! We’re building back up after some missed days during the spring season, and we would love it if you all would join in. I’m an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, so I figured I would share some of my favorite planks so that you can try them at home!

The Next 24: Final Race Prep

Posted by Maggie in on Thu 05/05/2016 4:51

The Next 24: Final Race Prep

Terra Blatnik, MD
Kelley DeGreeff, ATC
Jeffrey Nepple, MD

St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University
Young Athlete Center

Your final race preparation should send you right up to the starting line, so don’t forget them 24 hours before the race.
Get sleep - make sure to get 8 hours of sleep every night the week before race day, but probably most importantly the night before the race.

Getting Ready for Race Day

Posted by Maggie in on Fri 04/29/2016 4:46

Terra Blatnik, MD

Kelley DeGreeff, ATC

Jeffrey Nepple, MD

 

St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University

Young Athlete Center

 

Whether it is your very first race or your 50th, a 5K or a marathon, there are some common things runners can do in preparation for the big day! 

Below are some tips that might help in the week leading up to the starting line:

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