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Celebrating Success: GOTR Alumni Scholarship Recipients

At Girls on the Run Union County (GOTR), we believe in empowering young girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident. Through our programs, we provide them with the skills they need to navigate life and realize their limitless potential. It’s always inspiring to see the impact of our efforts, and nothing exemplifies this better than celebrating our scholarship recipients who are also proud GOTR alumni. These young women have taken the lessons learned at practices and applied them to their academic and personal lives, making a difference in their communities and beyond.

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Empowering Girls: Interview with GOTR Coach & Board Member

Meet Coach Melissa, a passionate and seasoned coach whose unwavering commitment to the mission of Girls on the Run Union County has transformed the lives of numerous girls. Melissa has been a source of inspiration, guidance, and support, helping young participants build confidence, develop resilience, and cultivate a love for physical activity. Her journey with GOTR Union County exemplifies the profound impact a dedicated mentor can have on the community.

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New Curriculum - Hello, Superstar!

We’re bursting with excitement about our new, refreshed curriculum, ‘Hello, Superstar!’ Numerous studies and reports have shown the decline in girls’ mental health and physical activity levels over the last decade. These updated lessons support today’s girls and meet the moment! Read more reasons why we can't wait to roll out the curriculum in the spring.

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6 Easy Ways to Drink More Water

Drinking enough water every day is an essential part of human health, making water the best drink choice for everyone — including growing girls. Even though it can sometimes be more tempting to reach for a sugary or caffeinated drink, when you choose water instead, your body will thank you every time.