We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. Changing lives one girl at a time!
The objective of Girls on the Run is to educate and empower girls at an early age in order to prevent the display of at-risk activities in the future. At risk activities include substance/alcohol use, eating disorders, early onset of sexual activity, sedentary lifestyle, depression, su***de attempts and confrontations with the juvenile justice system.
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Fun Fact Friday Returns! Did you know there is an underwater mountain bike race each year in North Carolina? It's true! Contestants swim, pedal, push or drag their way to the finish line while spectators view the action from charter boats or in the water. 🚴♀️🏊♀️
We absolutely LOVE our freinds at Sherwood Pediatric Dentistry! We're so thankful for their recent sponsorship and support. 😍
All the fun of Girls on the Run...in a CAMP! If you have a rising 3rd through 6th grade girl who wants to make friends, play games, be creative and have a blast - Camp GOTR is for you! Register today at www.gotraustin.org! 🤸♀️
Three Cheers for our sweet supporters at Gamma Phi Beta, Texas State! Their Get Cheesy event raised funds for our very own GOTR Austin and we are so greateful--thank you ladies!! 🤩
Fun Fact Friday: Did you know that there are ONE MILLION ants per every person on earth?? 🤯 We're not doing the math, but that's a lot of ants! 🐜
FabKids.com is showing off that GRL PWR and so can you! Here is your chance to shop in style and make a positive impact on a girl’s life. When you shop the FabKids Raise Kind Hearts collection now through March 31, 50% of net proceeds will come back to Girls on the Run! FabKids.com/RaiseKindHearts
In Ukraine, women, children and marginalized communities are being deeply impacted by the crisis. Here are a few organizations you can support today. 🇺🇦 💛💙
Happy International Women’s Day!!
Wondering if you’re ready for more high-impact exercise? Find out here!
Can you handle high-impact exercise? Take this fitness test to find out Should you be doing high or low-impact exercise? This simple test will help you determine which type of training is best for you.
Girls on the Run Austin is pleased to announce our newest Joyful Sponsor, Austin Orthodontic Arts! Their generous sponsorship will enable us to cover 15 5K race entries for our girls! 🏅Thank you Austin Orthodontic Arts! #sponsor
What makes your star shine? At Girls on the Run, we teach girls how to recognize their unique strengths and characteristics in order to activate their Star Power 🤩 There's still one week left to register for our spring season--do it today at www.gotraustin.org!
The time has come! Happy Women’s History Month! This year's theme focuses on “Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope,” reminding us of the importance of healers and caregivers who help promote and sustain hope for the future. As we continue to empower girls to go after their dreams, take the time to recognize the women who nurture, counsel, heal and teach to help their dreams come true. Together, healing and hope are essential fuels for our dreams.
We're all about shattering expectations...and running. What a wonderful story for your Monday morning!
'My child has a legacy' | With Austin Marathon finish, Kayleigh Williamson makes history Kayleigh Williamson became the first person with Down syndrome to finish the Austin Marathon. Her story of defying expectations has been in the making for years.
Fun Fact Friday: Did you know that a jar of Nutella sells every 2.5 seconds? If you lined up alll of the jars sold each year, you could circle the Earth 1.4 times! 🌍 😮
Girls on the Run is an inclusive program where the dignity of every participant is respected and ALL youth are safe. Our coaches will continue to support transgender youth with fair and equal treatment, without bias and in a professional and confidential manner. 💟
Hooray for equal pay!!! 👏⚽️
USWNT, USSF settle equal pay suit for $24m The USWNT has settled its class action lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation for a total of $24 million, the two sides announced on Tuesday.
Fun Fact Friday: Did you know the Lungfish can survive up to a year out of water?! 🐟 When the African Lungfish feels it's in a life-threatening situation, it secretes a mucus cocoon and burrows itself up to nine inches under the soil, where it gets air through its lung via a built-in breathing tube that leads to the surface. It then relies on rainwater to breathe. 🫁 🤯
It’s going to be great weather for grilled cheese on Saturday!! Join our friends from Gamma Phi Beta at Texas State this weekend and help out Girls on the Run Austin!! Grab your wristband now!
Looking for additional ways to share the importance of Black History Month with your children? Check out this fantastic list of videos for kids of all ages.
Black History Videos for Students in Every Grade Level For elementary, middle, and high school classrooms.
There's still time to register for our spring season! Southwest Austin has room at Kiker Elementary and Austin Oaks Church, Central Austin has spaces at Lee Elementary, and North Austin has a few spots left at Summitt Elementary. Join us...you'll be glad you did! www.gotraustin.org
This Valentine’s Day take the time to let the special people in your life that you care about them including yourself! 😉
Did you know Gamma Phi Beta is a national supporter of Girls on the Run? It's true! Our sweet friends at the Texas State Chapter of Gamma Phi Beta are hosting a fundraiser on Saturday, February 19th, benefitting your very own GOTR Austin! Stop by for some grilled cheese & tomato soup (what could be bad?!).
Get Cheesy | Gamma Phi Beta The Gamma Phi Beta chapter at Texas State University is hosting our annual Get Cheesy event on February 19, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M at the Gamma Phi house.
Rosa Parks wanted to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free so other people would also be free. She believed in leading by example. Because of her courage and resilience, other women were encouraged to stand up for what they believed in as well. How has Rosa Parks inspired you? #BlackHistoryMonth
We are beyond excited for our very own superstar Coach Morgan!!!! No surprise here that she’s being featured as she’s pretty awesome and is everything a GOTR coach should be!! Congrats Morgan!! 🙌🏻🤩🥳
Woman to Watch: Morgan Seaman - Austin Woman Magazine Morgan Seaman is a respected corporate leader, speaker and certified master coach. As the founder of This Empowered Mom Coaching and Consulting, she leads her clients on a journey to reclaim their time and heal their relationship with themselves through self-compassion.
Women breaking records!!! 🙌🏻
Skating phenom Kamila Valiyeva is 1st woman to land quad jump at Olympics The 15-year-old Russian Olympic Committee skater landed two quadruple jumps in her Olympic debut to help lead ROC to the team gold medal.
Fun Fact Friday! Did you know that human teeth are the only parts of our bodies that cannot heal themselves? The enamel is not living and therefore cannot heal itself. 🦷
We are SO blessed to partner with our friends at Camp Gladiator in SW Austin, who have graciously offered to help our GOTR families keep those New Years resolutions! 💪🏻 Christopher is AMAZING!! You’ll leave feeling fit AND inspired!! 🙌🏻
Today is the day!!! Register now at www.GOTR austin.org for our spring season! 🏃🏽♀️ 🤩
Mark your calendars now!! 🗓 Registration for the spring season opens THIS TUESDAY, February 1st!! 🙌🏻 For a list of our program sites and times, visit us at www.GOTR austin.org.
Anyone else finding it hard to motivate when it's cloudy and cold? Self-care is so important, especially as we encounter the mid-winter blues. We teach our girls at GOTR a lot of these, and they work for adults too!
Scientifically-Backed Ways to Beat the Winter Blues If your mood is falling as fast as the thermometer, these small lifestyle changes may help boost your mood.
Your daily dose of “awwww” for a dreary Monday morning. 🦁 ❤️
Delicate Lioness Hugging The Man Who Saved Her 10 Years Ago Ten years later, this very happy man is still enjoying a morning hug with his huge furry friend. It was the docile lioness he rescued when she was just a few days old. They've spent time together since then, and their inspiring and unique bond shows the world that love is the language of both humans
Another woman making history!!! ✈️
Teenage Pilot Becomes Youngest Woman To Fly Solo Around The World | The Bobby Bones Show Zara Rutherford broke two Guinness World Records during her 155-day, 32,000 mile journey.
Fun Fact Friday: The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is believed to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language, according to the NIH. Try it and let us know if you can do it! 😜👅
Founded in 1891, The Daughters of The Republic of Texas is the oldest patriotic women’s organization in Texas and one of the oldest in the nation.
Families helping Families: We understand what you are going through. Come join us! www.tifa.org
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The Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) provides grants, information, and services in support of the arts and cultural industry in Texas. On Twitter: http://twitter.com/TXCommArts
Beyond Any Bar aims to increase awareness within the school of non-traditional career paths for JDs. We provide opportunities for law students to interact with UT Law alumni who have gone on to successful careers in politics, business, and nonprofits.
Since 2006, The African American Youth Harvest Foundation serves as a vital community resource, spearheading culturally competent and collaborative initiatives that help at risk youth and families access opportunities that promote self sufficiency.
The Texas State University System is Texas' first university system, consisting of seven institutions from far west Texas to the Louisiana border.
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Next Generations is an affordable childcare for minority families. Our goal is to teach positive self esteem, our history, nutrition, money and academics.