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7 ways to keep your GOTR Girl active this summer!

Posted 6/8/2015 | Impact

7 GOTR ways to keep your kids active this summer! Physical Activity Guidelines released by the federal government last year recommend that children do at least 60 minutes of aerobic, muscle strengthening, and bone strengthening activity per day.  Try motivating...

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Heart & Sole Site Applications!

Posted 5/28/2015 | Impact

We are now accepting school and community site applications for our 2015 Fall Heart & Sole Program for middle school participants in grades 6-8th! If you would like to have your middle school offer this new and innovative program for...

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Volunteers Needed for May 21 at WMU!

Posted 5/11/2015 | Volunteer

We are seeking additional volunteers for our 5k event on May 21, 2015 at WMU's Waldo Stadium! Can you help? We need people to fill roles like vending, parking, cheer station, greeters, food distribution, water stations, and MORE! All of...

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YUM for GOTR!

Posted 3/10/2015 | Impact

 Join us at Jersey Giant Sub Shop on Westnedge TODAY from 5-8pm for Dinner! 20% of all sales during this time will g0 directly to GOTR's scholarship fund! See you there! #YUMforGOTR  

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Weather Cancellations for Today 3/3/15

Posted 3/3/2015 | Coach

Weather Procedure Reference for Girls on the Run In an effort to avoid girls on teams being unintentionally left without transportation at anytime due to weather policies at individual sites, we want to clarify procedures for today, as some schools...

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Coaches wanted for 3 GOTR site locations!

Posted 2/17/2015 | Coach

Coaches are needed at 3 remaining school locations for the 2015 Season which kicks off on March 2nd, 2015! We don't want to let down these teams of amazing girls who are excited and ready to run, grow and learn...

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GOTR office closed due to weather

Posted 2/2/2015 | Impact

The Greater Kalamazoo Girls on the Run Office is closed today, Monday, February 2nd, 2015--due to weather and driving conditions. Please email Melisa@girlsontherunkazoo.org with questions.

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TUTU RUN CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER.

Posted 2/1/2015 | Impact

TUTU RUN HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS WEATHER CONDITIONS Due to extreme weather conditions, the conditions at the park with the tents and wind, the driving conditions predicted at race time and afterward--and under the direction of the...

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Become a SoleMate= $75 Credit toward Borgess Run Camp

Posted 11/25/2014 | Impact

Sign up as a SoleMate runner and supporter of Greater Kalamazoo Girls on the Run and receive $75 credit reimbursement toward your Borgess Run Camp registration! That means FREE basic camp. What a great way to stay motivated! We keep...

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Girls on Track will be BACK!

Posted 8/19/2014 | Impact

Girls on Track will not be offered in Fall of 2014. But don't worry! Our 6th-8th grade girls have something to look forward to with a new and improved GOT middle school curriculum headed their way for select locations in...

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Milwood team featured on 5k Day!

Posted 5/22/2014 | Inspiration

Check out the awesome photo gallery and feature article about one of our Greater Kalamazoo team's as they head to 5k Day! http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2014/05/greater_kalamazoo_girls_on_the_4.html  

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No Sweat Event Tickets on Sale

Posted 2/24/2014 | Inspiration

Join us March 29th at Loft 310/The Gatsby in downtown Kalamazoo for our annual No Sweat Event - an evening of inspiration to benefit our girls. Tickets are on sale now for this event that features a live and silent...

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Coaches Are Still Needed

Posted 1/31/2014 | Coach

Several coaches are still needed to lead teams of girls this spring. Learn more here!  Learn more here!

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Get Fitted for Shoes

Posted 1/8/2014 | Impact

As a part of her participation in the program, your daughter will receive a brand new pair of running shoes.  Every girl must be sized for her new shoes.  We realize the weather has limited the ability to travel to...

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GOTR Office Closed

Posted 1/7/2014 | Impact

The Girls on the Run Office will be closed on Monday, January 7th due to weather conditions. Stay warm, stay safe!

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Now Accepting Coaching Applications

Posted 10/23/2013 | Volunteer

Girls on the Run is now accepting coach applications for our spring 2014 program! Learn more or apply here: http://www.girlsontherunkazoo.org/get-involved/coach!

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What did you like most about Girls on the Run?

Posted 9/29/2013 | Inspiration

“I loved how positive everyone is! We learned how to be true to ourselves no matter what the issue. I learned how to handle the situation properly, and I'm thankful for that.” - GOTR Participant

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Coaches Needed to Lead Girls on Track This Fall

Posted 9/13/2013 | Coach

Coaches Needed - Fall 2013 Girls on Track Remaining Girls on Track Coach Vacancies are as follows: Otsego Middle: Mon/Wed 3 – 4:30 pm (2 coaches) Otsego Middle: Tues/Thurs 3-4:30 pm (1 coach) Paramount Charter: Tues/Thurs 3:30 – 5:00 (1...

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Coach is a Good Name for You

Posted 9/8/2013 | Impact

One of our most meaningful volunteer roles is coach! Coaches are needed to lead teams of 6th-8th grade girls in Girls on Track this fall September 30-December 14th. Learn more here!

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What did you like most about Girls on the Run?

Posted 9/5/2013 | Impact

“I loved how positive everyone is! We learned how to be true to ourselves no matter what the issue. I learned how to handle the situation properly, and I'm thankful for that.” - GOTR Participant

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GOTR Seeks Marketing and Fund Development Assistant

Posted 8/29/2013 | Job

Part-Time Opening With Girls on the Run Please find details below for a part-time, seasonal Marketing and Fund Development Assistant position available with the Greater Kalamazoo Girls on the Run.  The application deadline is September 5th, at 4 pm.  Interested...

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What is GOTR?

Posted 8/26/2013 | Impact

What IS Girls on the Run? Girls on the Run is a physical activity-based positive youth development program designed to develop and enhance girls' social, psychological and physical competencies to successfully navigate life experiences. Over the course of the program...

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What I learned in Girls on the Run

Posted 8/15/2013 | Inspiration

"I learned that I'm even MORE awesome than I thought I was." GOTR Participant

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