That’s right – we know you got spirit and we’re excited for you to show it on National GOTR Spirit Day this September 19th! We’re looking for our girls, coaches, volunteers and parents to show their spirit by wearing GOTR shirts, doing their own happy hair, or wearing their favorite pair of running shoes.
We welcome you to show your GOTR spirit by using the hastag #GOTRSpirit on social media all September long.
We’ve Got GOTR Spirit Video Contest
We’re also excited to announce the first “We’ve got GOTR Spirit Video Contest” on Instagram! The contest asks GOTR supporters age 13+ to show their GOTR Spirit by sending examples for their favorite energy award! They can create their own or send their current favorite. The contest will run until Thursday Sept 26th and we can’t wait to see the energy and spirit captured in these videos from our Girls on the Run of Franklin County girls! One grand prize winner will receive $100!
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Girls on the Run puts pre-teens on path to success
Making a Difference: What started as the brainchild of triathlete Molly Barker has branched out into a national program that helps young girls take positive steps toward their own futures. NBC’s Mara Schiavocampo reports.
Group gets fifth-graders out of ‘girl box,’ on their feet
Kae Avenue Elementary School is reaching out to preteen girls this
spring with a new program aimed at combining physical fitness and
The program, called Girls on the Run, is relatively new to the Columbus
area but has been slowly spreading across the United States since the
late 1990s. It is the passion of founder Molly Barker, who launched the
program in 1996.
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