Parent Corner

Welcome Parents!

This is where you will find information on the season for you and your girl.  Check back frequently as we’ve always got something exciting to share !  Also, please be sure to read the Parent Scoop newsletters sent to your email.  We will share information about the lessons as well as important dates and information for upcoming activities.

 

End of Season 5k Events

At the end of the season, Girls on the Run program sites from across the Front Range come together to run their end of season 5K.  We encourage parents, friends and family to join in this event as a participant or cheering fan.

Please visit the 5K page on our website for race day details.

Our advice? Come early, dress for the weather and have fun!  Check out our other race day tips below:

Colorado Springs Race Day Tips

Denver Race Day Tips

Información sobre la carrera The Great Candy Run 5K

Grown Up Guides

The Grown Up Guide is a tool for parents.  The guide provides a brief overview of the lesson topics for each week along with questions and conversation starters.

 

Fueling for Optimal Performance – Nutrition Tips for Athletes

It’s no secret that a healthy diet will help your child power through their games, but what does a healthy diet entail? Kids need enough fuel to participate in sports and they need enough of what’s called energy availability, says Brooke Pengel, MD. A proper balance of carbohydrates, proteins and fats is the most important part of a healthy diet because it allows young athletes to perform and recover. And when it comes to encouraging a healthy diet — planning is key.  What are the risk factors for poor performance? Read more…