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Behavior Management 101

As Girls on the Run volunteers, we see the value of our program and that is why we dedicate hours and hours each season to help guide our teams through the lessons and across the finish line. There is almost no better feeling than seeing the joy in our GOTR girls’ eyes as they finish […]

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Every Lap Counts!

Lap Counters are a fun way to motivate your team to go further, faster! The incentive of a sticker or a mark on their arm helps them not only keep track of their laps but also exceed their lap goals. Below are some of our favorite lap counter ideas! Stickers: In your coach bag, there are […]

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Ready, Set, Run!

We have been practicing our ENERGY AWARD cheers all summer and we CANNOT wait to start our Fall season! In the spirit of starting the season, we wanted to share our TOP THREE tips for getting ready for the season. STRETCH! One of the most important parts of any workouts is stretching your muscles. But why […]

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5 Reasons to be a Coach…

It is not easy to pick *just five* reasons why coaching is so rewarding but we did our best! Here are 5 reasons (in no particular order) why we think coaching ROCKS! SERIOUS GIRL POWER! Now, more than ever, girls need strong role models. Being a GOTR coach gives you the chance to mentor a […]

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COS 5k May20 Photos

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COACH SPOTLIGHT: Kristen Kennedy

Name: Kristen Kennedy Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO Age: 35 Favorite Hobbies:  Yoga and hiking with my dogs.  Two blue heelers, they have a lot of energy! Profession: Project Analyst Favorite GOTR Energy Award:  I like them all – the girls come up with some funny ones at every practice. How long have you been involved with Girls on […]

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COACH SPOTLIGHT: Maya Fusako

Name: Maya Fusako Hometown: San Diego, CA Age: 35 Favorite Hobbies: Coloring, hiking, ultra marathons, stage racing Profession: Pilates Teacher and FT graduate student Favorite GOTR Energy Award: Peel the Banana! How long have you been involved with Girls on the Run? March 2017 What inspired you to get involved with GOTR Rockies? I wanted to be part of […]

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COACH / STAFF SPOTLIGHT: Emily Fenger

Name: Emily Fenger Hometown: Madison, NJ Age: 28 Favorite Hobbies: All that is considered health and wellness, going on hikes and exploring this beautiful state with my Husband, being a fitlo ambassador! Profession: Girls on the Run, Program Manager Favorite GOTR Energy Award: The banana! How long have you been involved with Girls on the […]

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COACH SPOTLIGHT: Sarah Bowman

Name: Sarah Bowman Hometown: Red Lake Falls, Minnesota Age: 29 Favorite Hobbies: hiking, traveling and running Profession: Kindergarten Teacher Favorite GOTR Energy Award: Dead Bug How long have you been involved with Girls on the Run? This is my first season! 🙂  What inspired you to get involved with GOTR Rockies? At first, it was […]

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COACH SPOTLIGHT: Jennifer Hanna

Name: Jennifer Hanna Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa Age: 45 Favorite Hobbies: running, yoga, travel, and SCUBA diving Profession: teacher Favorite GOTR Energy Award: Surfer Girl How long have you been involved with Girls on the Run? this is my 1st season What inspired you to get involved with GOTR Rockies? I heard about GOTR many, […]

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