Press Release

Posted by Maggie in on Tue 10/06/2015 8:30

St. Louis Native and World Cup Champion Lori Chalupny Named Honorary Race Chair for Girls on the Run 5k Race

St. Louis native Lori Chalupny, a member of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer team that captivated the nation with its World Cup victory this summer, today was named the honorary race chair and grand marshal for the Girls on the Run 5k race on Saturday, Nov. 14, starting at Soldiers' Memorial in downtown St. Louis.

Meet the New Members of the Girls on the Run St. Louis Board of Directors

Posted by Maggie in on Mon 10/05/2015 12:49

At the heart of our mission are dedicated and caring volunteers who ensure Girls on the Run St. Louis is building a world where every girl knows and unlocks her limitless potential! Girls on the Run St. Louis is led by our Board of Directors, dedicated volunteers committed to ensuring the organization’s mission, purpose, oversight; they serve as ambassadors and advocates for Girls on the Run St. Louis.

Celebrating 25 Years of the Katy Trail!

Posted by Maggie in on Fri 10/02/2015 9:30

On Saturday, September 5th, a few members of our Girls on the Run St. Louis staff team met for a fun bike ride on the Katy Trail! And, it just so happened that the Katy Trail is celebrating its 25th birthday, so our timing was great. You might ask, why did we decide on one of the hottest Saturdays of the summer to go bike-riding? Our answer, “Why Not”! So, we, Development Director, Emilie Fan, Operations Director, Maggie Siemer, and Program Director, Renee Parks grabbed our bikes and took off. We were lucky to have two other Girls on the Run St.

Catching Up With a SoleMate!

Posted by Maggie in on Fri 09/25/2015 9:39

Erin  Risk originally got involved in Girls on the Run St. Louis as a volunteer through Gamma Phi Beta Sorority, as Girls on the Run is proud to be their national philanthropy. Erin ran our 5k a number of times and is now running as a Girls on the Run St. Louis Solemate in the Zooma Women’s Half Marathon in Nashville, Tennessee.

Inside the GOTR Curriculum

Posted by Maggie in on Fri 09/18/2015 3:03

The Girls on the Run and Girls on Track Curriclulum are split into three sections; self, team and community. This is the first of a three part series by Sam Rhoades, Office Administrator and long-time coach which outlines different aspects of each section of the curriculum!

Friday Five!

Posted by Maggie in on Fri 09/11/2015 4:20

Happy Friday everyone!

Here are five things I'm loving right now!

1. Biking with my coworkers!

Emilie, Renee and I hit the Katy trail last weekend and we had a great time! Stay tuned for a future blog post about our ride!

Reading Roundup

Posted by Maggie in on Mon 09/07/2015 9:08

In honor of National Read a Book Day September 6 and International Literacy Day September 8, our staff has put together a list of books and articles that put GOTR in action.

GOTRSTL Book Club!

Posted by Maggie in on Fri 09/04/2015 10:49

In eager anticipation of our upcoming event, I was excited to read Marathon Woman: Running the Race to Revolutionize Women’s Sports, Kathrine Switzer’s autobiography.