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.
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!
This year was meant to be my first Boston Marathon, which of course was cancelled -twice! - and then replaced by a virtual marathon. My 30th birthday happens to fall in the Boston Marathon virtual window, so I've decided to not only run the marathon but tack on an extra 3.8 miles to make it an even 30 miles- further than I've ever run before!
Meet the new members and elected officers of Girls on the Run St. Louis' Board of Directors - the dynamic people who will lead the organization into its 19th year...
Girls on the Run in St. Louis has sparked the GOTRverse, which is an ever-expanding galaxy of SuperStars. The GOTRverse is made up of lots and lots of all-star girls, of course. ... Though it’s growing bigger and stronger each season, it has a special celestial glue that keeps it all together. Inclusion!