Finish Strong Like a Kid

by Molly Barker 1

Something about the holiday season makes me want to put on fleece pajamas and a pair of fuzzy slippers and slide around on the hardwood floor. You, too? The smell of popcorn and cinnamon coupled with an early evening showing of the Grinch, Frosty, Rudolph or ...

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Pledge to Finish Strong

by Molly Barker 1

It’s the end of the year.  We are wrapping up another successful Girls on the Run season, thanks to the 47,000 plus volunteers who help bring this organization to life for so many across North America. We have also enjoyed an incredibly successful partnership with Athleta.  ...

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Taylor’s Tale

by Molly Barker 7

I’m traveling a ton these days and it never fails…I can spot the runner in the crowd. Whether on an airplane, in a hotel lobby, or dining at the table next to mine, there is this thing that a runner has, does or is, that lets ...

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Five Reasons to Run with Your Daughter

by Molly Barker 11

1. Running is about empowerment. Running does wonders for your body…sure. But the real wonder comes in how it makes a person feel. Running is feminism at its finest. When you run you OWN yourself, your body, your breath, your thoughts and your intention. Running with ...

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Open Your Heart: Becca’s Story

by Molly Barker 1

I’ve been at Girls on the Run for 16 years now. The program has grown from 13 girls in 1996 to serving over 120,000 this past year. That’s a lot of growth. There are so many factors that go into the growth… strong infrastructure, strategic planning, ...

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