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Former coaches take their passion for GOTR to new roles

Posted 3/15/2016 | News

Girls on the Run of Greater Milwaukee is pleased to introduce you to Janice Bloch and Jackie Kaminski, the new co-chairs of the volunteer committee. While they are new to these roles, they are not new to GOTR! Both were...

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Working up a sweat during the winter

Posted 1/25/2016 | News

By Elizabeth Braatz “It is over yet? Has the groundhog seen its shadow?” No, it’s actually only January and in Wisconsin, we have months and months left of colder temperatures, dark mornings and plenty of excuses not to get out...

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¡Si se puede! – GOTR Fall 5K participants share their race-day thoughts

Posted 11/19/2015 | News

By Jana Dolan Every Wisconsin runner knows that a morning race in mid-November comes with the potential for cold, rain, snow or ice. But winter felt far away last Sunday during our Fall 5K! Mother Nature provided a fall day...

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Shining stars at Marcy: A look inside a GOTR practice

Posted 10/17/2015 | News

By Amber Storm Have you ever wondered what actually happens at a Girls on the Run practice? As a new volunteer on the marketing committee, I’m going to be collecting stories of the participants, coaches, parents and volunteers in hopes...

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The Four Life Lessons You Learn From Running

Posted 8/23/2015 | News

By Amy Fallucca After being a runner for more than 15 years, I realized many of the lessons it has taught me apply well beyond running. In fact, many of these things have helped me become successful at work and...

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Girls on the Run of Greater Milwaukee Works Toward Sustainability

Posted 6/27/2015 | News

By Tina Jones, Executive Director, Girls on the Run of Greater Milwaukee Let me start off by congratulating and thanking everyone for a wonderful Girls on the Run 5K a couple of weeks ago! Our “Be Your Own Superhero” run...

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Your chance to give back to GOTR

Posted 5/7/2015 | News

Looking for an opportunity to volunteer with Girls on the Run? We’re looking for volunteers to support several areas our organization! Girls on the Run is seeking a Fund Development Chairperson and various committee members for our SoleMates program. Fund...

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50 miles, 50 pairs of shoes: A SoleMates profile with Heidi Conto

Posted 4/8/2015 | News

By Amy Fallucca Now that spring is here, it’s officially racing season in Wisconsin! And if you are eyeing some races for this spring, summer or fall – why not consider becoming a Girls on the Run SoleMate? To inspire...

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"Raise Your Glass for GOTR" a Success

Posted 3/22/2015 | News

We had a wonderful evening on Friday, Feb. 20 at Café 1505 and East Towne Square. With top quality wine and beer tastings, delicious Café 1505 food, fabulous auction items, fantastic entertainment, East Towne Square raffle items and the Girls...

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Q&A; with a GOTR coach and (my) mom

Posted 2/10/2015 | News

By LeighAnn Jandrists There are two groups of people that make Girls on the Run possible: our coaches and the parents that have faith in our program. They help keep our program running and we cannot thank them enough. And...

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A Spirit of Giving Back: Volunteer Spotlight with Jennifer Hannis, Coach - Edgewood

Posted 12/15/2014 | News

By Amy Fallucca This month we’re highlighting Jennifer Hannis. Jennifer has been a GOTR coach for several years, most recently at Edgewood Elementary. For her recent wedding, she requested donations to GOTR in lieu of gifts! We were so impressed...

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What Running Has Taught Me About My Body

Posted 11/2/2014 | News

By Elizabeth Braatz The moment happened…I crossed the finish line and heard these words over the loud speaker, “Elizabeth Braatz, you are a marathoner.” The race director placed the golden medal around my neck, shook my hand and congratulated me...

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Fueling & Refueling: The Best Snacks for Runners

Posted 9/28/2014 | News

by LeighAnn Jandrists During Girls on the Run programs, we are constantly supporting healthy lifestyles. A big part of this healthy lifestyle begins with what food we put into our bodies. With a focus on running, exactly what snacks are...

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The Best 5K I Didn't Run: Volunteering with GOTR

Posted 7/25/2014 | News

by Jana Dolan On a sunny day in early June, I witnessed the excitement of Girls on the Run as it ran right by me. I recently started to get involved in GOTR through a committee, and I knew the...

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My Girls on the Run Experience

Posted 6/7/2014 | News

By LeighAnn Jandrists When I think back to when I was a member of Girls on the Run, ironically, it is not the running that I remember. I remember the people that were a part of it with me, both the...

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A Race Day Recap from the Turkey…

Posted 12/10/2013 | News

Phew! A little more than two weeks after the 5K and I think I’m finally fully recovered. It was hard work keeping up with all of the amazing GOTR girls – they were so prepared and dedicated (and fast)! We’re...

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Happy #GivingTuesday!

Posted 12/3/2013 | News

Girls on the Run is a nonprofit organization who inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident through experience-based curriculum. The majority of our organization is powered by volunteers and 80% of our girls are on scholarship. It is through...

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Board & Committee Recruitment Meeting

Posted 10/21/2013 | News

On Wednesday, October 30th, Girls on the Run of Greater Milwaukee will be hosting a board and committee recruitment event. We are actively seeking new board members for our 2014 board, as well as for our various committees. The Board of...

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Welcome to Girls on the Run of Greater Milwaukee!

Posted 9/17/2013 | News

We are excited to launch an updated website and blog for the Milwaukee area! We hope the blog helps you learn about the impact of Girls on the Run and provides resources for you to cultivate your own health and...

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