Blog: AOBrien

Double the Impact with a YOP Gift before year end!

Posted By AOBrien in on Fri, 12/22/2017 - 1:03pm

Did you know that Girls on the Run St. Louis is part of the Youth Opportunities Program (YOP), administered by the Missouri Department of Economic Development? The program provides tax credits to individuals or organizations administering positive youth development projects, like Girls on the Run.

GOTR-STL Intern Neena and "The Map"

Posted By AOBrien in on Thu, 12/14/2017 - 4:46pm

When I first learned about Girls on the Run during my undergraduate years, I thought it was just a running program that I would never really be a part of -- after all running really isn’t my strength. Little did I know that just a few years later GOTR-STL would be a huge part of my life and education.

A letter to strong Girls on the Run from Honorary Race Chair Colleen Quigley

Posted By AOBrien in on Thu, 10/26/2017 - 9:46am

Hey Girls on the Run!

I am so excited to meet you all and be even a small part of your journey this fall!

Olympian Colleen Quigley Named Honorary Race Chair for Girls on the Run St. Louis 5k

Posted By AOBrien in on Thu, 10/26/2017 - 9:36am

Colleen Quigley, St. Louis native and Olympic steeplechase athlete, was named the honorary race chair for the Girls on the Run St. Louis 5k race on Saturday, November 18, starting at Soldiers' Memorial in downtown St. Louis.

Five Reasons Girls on the Run Matters: New GOTR Study Results

Posted By AOBrien in on Thu, 09/14/2017 - 5:44pm

Over the years, Girls on the Run has received hundreds of letters from girls, parents, school personnel and coaches regarding how the lessons taught at Girls on the Run have changed lives.