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Response to COVID-19

Posted By EFranz in on Fri, 03/13/2020 - 2:58pm

The health and safety of our Girls on the Run and volunteers are our foremost priority at Girls on the Run St. Louis (GOTR-STL). We are closely monitoring the status of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, in our region and the United States. We know the volume of information you are receiving is high and rapidly changing. While this can feel overwhelming, our intention is to be supportive of our GOTR-STL families, volunteers and community and to feel as connected as possible in the coming days and weeks.

Running in Cold Weather: Keeping Young Athletes Safe and Warm

Posted By EFranz in on Fri, 11/08/2019 - 11:47am

Just because the temperatures are dropping doesn’t mean outdoor running and exercising has to drop as well. Here are some tips and tricks from Terra Blatnik, MD to help your dedicated young athlete continue to train in the winter months:

A Message from Honorary Race Chair, Laila Anderson

Posted By EFranz in on Mon, 10/28/2019 - 5:01pm

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Laila Anderson Named Honorary Race Chair for Girls on the Run St. Louis 5k

Posted By AOBrien in on Wed, 10/16/2019 - 11:03am

St. Louis Blues “Official Good Luck Charm,” Laila Anderson, today was named the honorary race chair for the Girls on the Run St. Louis 5k race taking place on Saturday, November 16, 2019. Laila returns to the Girls on the Run St. Louis 5k...

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!