Girls on the Run Blog

Volunteer Spotlight: Virginia Pearson

Posted By MLaBrier in on Mon, 12/02/2019 - 2:54pm

Virginia Pearson is the mother of a participant at Mason Ridge Elementary. This was her first season participating in GOTR as a coach/site liaison and she did an AMAZING job. She truly embraced each of the GOTR Core Values and encouraged every girl on her team to recognize their own strength.

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

Laila Anderson, official St.

Moving Forward Together

Posted By EFranz in on Thu, 10/24/2019 - 10:25am

By Sarah Freymiller, Girls on the Run St. Louis Intern and MSW Student at the Brown School of Social Work

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...