Blog: AOBrien

Girls on the Run St. Louis Elects New Members and Officers to Board of Directors

Posted By AOBrien in on Thu, 08/05/2021 - 1:33pm

Meet the dynamic people who will lead Girls on the Run St. Louis into its 20th year, dedicated to providing continued access to high quality, developmentally appropriate curriculum that supports girls’ confidence, competence, physical and emotional health, as well as...

5 Reasons to Coach this Fall

Posted By AOBrien in on Fri, 07/02/2021 - 12:23pm

In 2008, I discovered Girls on the Run through a good friend and decided to start a site at my eldest child's school. I fell in love with the mission, coached for six years and even helped to start a Girls on Track (now Heart & Sole) site at my kids' middle school. Here are the five top reasons I recommend coaching a Girls on the Run or Heart & Sole team:

Press Release: Girls on the Run St Louis Announces Energy Award Honorees

Posted By AOBrien in on Wed, 05/05/2021 - 2:07pm

ST. LOUIS (May 5, 2021) – The Girls on the Run team at Southview School in the Special School District of St. Louis County, as well as dedicated volunteers Lilian Davis and David Pokorny will be recognized with Energy Awards during the Power of One Campaign from May 10-May 31.

Teach Girls to Use Their Voice

Posted By AOBrien in on Wed, 11/04/2020 - 10:09pm

In a world that so often tries to silence girls and women, Girls on the Run encourages girls to raise their voices. Although voting is done, our mission to inspire and empower girls remains stronger than ever. Today and every day, Girls on the Run St. Louis is committed to helping ALL girls — of all races, ethnicities, backgrounds and experiences — recognize their inherent power and strength.

Fall 2020 Program Impact

Posted By AOBrien in on Thu, 10/08/2020 - 5:49pm

This fall, girls and coaches across our territory are lacing up their shoes, logging in to zoom, and connecting with their peers! Some teams are practicing in a virtual setting, and some teams are practicing in-person in safe, socially-distant ways. Regardless of HOW girls and coaches are connecting, they are learning, growing, and having fun together!