Blog: AOBrien

Friday Five: 5 Things About Amazing Intern Sarah!

Posted By AOBrien in on Fri, 09/20/2019 - 5:35pm

Did you know that Girls on the Run St Louis is a community partner site for The Brown School at Washington University in St Louis graduate students studying social work or public health? Students benefit from the opportunity to translate classroom learning into real-world experience while organizations, like ours, benefit from a student's discipline-specific knowledge, converting ideas into action towards our mission and goals. This year, we are so excited to have Sarah Freymiller joining us for her 600-hour concentration practica which allows her to be with us for both the fall and spring seasons! Here are 5 things to know about amazing Sarah!

Press Release: Girls on the Run St Louis Elects Officers and New Members to Board of Directors

Posted By AOBrien in on Thu, 07/11/2019 - 6:03pm

ST. LOUIS (July 11, 2019) – Girls on the Run St. Louis has added new members and elected officers to its Board of Directors. Meet the dynamic people who will lead Girls on the Run St. Louis into its 18th year, serving more than 6,000 girls during the 2019-2020 school year.

Natasha Kwan Named Honorary Race Chair for Girls on the Run St. Louis 5k

Posted By AOBrien in on Wed, 04/10/2019 - 2:53pm

ST. LOUIS (April 10, 2019) – University City resident, Natasha Kwan, executive chef and owner of Frida’s Pedal Pedal Cycling Studio, Stretch Yoga and the forthcoming Diego’s Mexican Cantina, was named honorary race chair for the Girls on the Run St. Louis Wondergirl 5k race on Saturday, May 11 at Soldiers’ Memorial in downtown St. Louis.

Press Release: Girls on the Run St Louis Announces 2019 Energy Award Honorees

Posted By AOBrien in on Wed, 03/13/2019 - 6:27pm

ST. LOUIS (March 14, 2019) – Dedicated volunteers Jenna DeYong and Michelle Brady, will be recognized with Energy Awards, the highest honor given by Girls on the Run St. Louis. A third Energy Award will be presented to St. Louis Children's Hospital. The awards will be presented at the 6th annual Power of One Gala ...

I am... Girls on the Run

Posted By AOBrien in on Wed, 02/13/2019 - 4:07pm

At Girls on the Run, we are changing the narrative about what it means to be a girl. We believe every girl is inherently full of power and potential and our aim is for every girl to believe this about herself as well. To connect our community to the GOTR core value "Embrace our differences and find strength in our connectedness", this month we launched "I Am Girls on the Run!", a campaign to highlight women and men that are part of our mission and how relevant and urgent this program is to them - even their inner GOTR "superstar!" Because we are ALL Girls on the Run!