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Local Girls on the Run teams complete 5k!

Posted 5/18/2015 | Blog

Girls on the Run Nashville is thrilled to have our 5k featured in "The News".  Special thanks to GOTR Josie and her mom Leah for agreeing to be interviewed about their experiences with Girls on the Run! Click here to...

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One in a Million

Posted 4/9/2015 | Blog

What if every girl knew she had a powerful light within her? And that light ignited confidence… and joy… and a belief that she can achieve anything?! Be anything! That she is the leader of her life. We want that...

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Country Music Singer/Songwriter Strikes a Chord With St. Jude Patient

Posted 3/23/2015 | Blog

Girls on the Run Nashville Board Member, Running Buddy, and Song Writer Extraordinaire Jenn Schott and the story behind her song "Winning", were recently featured in a article in the Huffington Post!  Jenn wrote "Winning" in honor of Ian, who is a...

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Cheering on runners is SO MUCH FUN!

Posted 3/23/2015 | Blog

If you have never participated in a Girls on the Run Water Stop/Cheer Station, you are missing out on an awesome experience! Every year, we volunteer at several popular races across middle Tennessee. Volunteering at water stops and cheer stations are...

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Tiffany Patton's Dedication To Youth

Posted 11/20/2014 | Blog

Girls on the Run Nashville Executive Director, Tiffany Patton, was recently featured in a article in the Tennessee Tribune. Click here to read the whole story!

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Fall Fundraising Dinner

Posted 10/30/2014 | Blog

We are one week away from our Fall Fundraising Dinner and excitement is in the air at Girls on the Run as we prepare to host our guests! We have lots of fun in store for you. We are honored...

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GOTR Coach of the Week- Kelly Walsh

Posted 10/16/2014 | Blog

Name: Kelly Walsh This week the spotlight is on Kelly Walsh! 1. What is your occupation? Sales Rep, Medical Device 2. At which site are you coaching? Julia Green Elementary  3. Why did you volunteer to be a coach?  I love...

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GOTR Coach of the Week- Pam Hagens

Posted 10/9/2014 | Blog

Name: Pamela Hagens This week the spotlight is on Pam Hagens! 1. What is your occupation? Fitness Instructor/Teacher  2. At which site are you coaching? McCabe Community Center 3. Why did you volunteer to be a coach? Love the people, embrace...

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GOTR Coach of the Week - Ariel Albertie

Posted 10/2/2014 | Blog

Name: Ariel Albertie This week the spotlight is on Ariel Albertie! 1. What is your occupation? Healthcare Consultant. 2. At which site are you coaching? Y.E.S. (Youth Encouragement Services) 3. How many seasons have you served as a coach? This...

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GOTR Coach of the Week - Marilyn Keller

Posted 9/11/2014 | Blog

Name:  Marilyn Keller Girls on the Run is excited about our new "Coach of the Week" segment. We want to recognize our coaches for being so amazing! This week the spotlight goes to Marilyn Keller. Read on and get to know...

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Tuesdays with Tiffany - The Big Payback Edition!

Posted 5/6/2014 | Blog

We are super excited to be a part of The Big Payback! It’s only 2:30pm and the Middle Tennessee community has already raised over $700,000 for local nonprofit organizations! Read below to hear Tiffany’s thoughts on why you should participate...

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Tuesdays with Tiffany - Spring Events

Posted 4/8/2014 | Blog

Spring is in the air and lots of good things are happening at Girls on the Run. Check out the latest Tuesdays with Tiffany to learn more! Q: What organizations are you looking forward to partnering with? A: One of...

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Tuesdays with Tiffany - The Running Edition

Posted 3/25/2014 | Blog

Welcome to another segment of Tuesdays with Tiffany. Let's dive right in! Q: What races are you planning to run this year? A: I started the year by running the Hot Chocolate 5k in February. It was my very first...

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Tuesdays with Tiffany- Part 2

Posted 3/18/2014 | Blog

Tuesdays with Tiffany: Part Two   Q: Audience Question!! What color are your running shoes? My shoes are black with pink, white and a splash of green accents! They are NIKE ZOOM STRUCTURE+ 17s! I love them.  Q: Tell us about...

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Tuesdays with Tiffany

Posted 3/11/2014 | Blog

Girls on the Run is excited to announce Tiffany Patton’s arrival as the new executive director!  Get to know Tiffany with the Q&A below.  Q: Where are you from?A: I’m a city girl with a love for the country. I...

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GOTR Welcomes New Executive Director

Posted 3/4/2014 | Blog

Girls on the Run Nashville Announces New Executive Director Tiffany Patton Brings 15 Years of Experience Working With Youth  NASHVILLE, Tenn. –Today, Girls On the Run Nashville welcomes a new Executive Director. Tiffany Patton brings 15 years of experience in...

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TSU First Lady Trip

Posted 2/26/2014 | Blog

“It was the best day ever!” was all Artistic Ava had to say about her visit to Tennessee State University. On a warm and bright February afternoon, Girls on the Run teams from Glendale Spanish Immersion and Carter Lawrence Math...

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More than Mileage

Posted 2/4/2014 | Blog

How did you move your muscles today? If you live in the Neal Household in Nashville, you probably get asked that each day, maybe right after “How was school/work?” But beyond an urge to promote movement and activity, the Neal’s...

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Chris Thompson's GOTR Experience & Observations

Posted 1/20/2014 | Blog

GIRLS ON THE RUN EXPERIENCE & OBSERVATIONS CHRIS THOMPSON MARCH 1 2013WHY DID I FEEL COMPELLED TO GET INVOLVED IN GOTR? My first exposure to GOTR was at the Nashville Striders Picnic in 2010. Jennifer Kimball was manning an information...

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Ready, Set, Coach!

Posted 12/19/2013 | Blog

READY, SET, COACH! Warm-up your spirit fingers, lace up your sneakers and inspire a group of girls to be strong and healthy. Teams of volunteer coaches facilitate our easy to follow curriculum with groups of 8-15 girls over the course...

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Beth Conrad's Volunteer of the Year Speech

Posted 11/19/2013 | Blog

I want to begin tonight by thanking Girls on the Run for this great honor, but it is truly my privilege to volunteer for this organization. My journey with Girls on the Run began in January of 2012. I was...

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First Lady Field Trip

Posted 11/3/2013 | Blog

Monday October 28th, a group of excited, giggly Girls on the Run from Carter Lawrence Elementary Magnet School and Easley Community Center walked the steps of the Governor’s residence to be greeted by the First Lady of Tennessee herself, Crissy...

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Fall 2013: 14 Middle Tennessee Sites

Posted 9/30/2013 | Blog

The Fall 2013 Season of Girls on the Run Nashville is off to a great start! Now 183 girls strong, GOTR is offered at 14 different Middle Tennessee sites. We are excited to welcome Ross Elementary to Girls on the...

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Percy Priest Gives Back to Boston

Posted 8/20/2013 | Blog

The tragedies caused by the Boston Marathon bombings affected all of us deeply.  The final weeks of Girls on the Run curricula provide opportunities for participants to explore their responsibilities to the community. 15 girls at Percy Priest Elementary School...

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GOTR Super Star Sydney!

Posted 7/22/2013 | Spotlight

Sydney Neal, otherwise known as Silly Sporty Sydney, has been a GOTR Superstar since she was a 3rd grader at Percy Priest Elementary School.  After 4 seasons of Girls on the Run, 10 year old Sydney represents all the best...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jess Peoples

Posted 7/20/2013 | Spotlight

Girls, running, positivity, cheering. It all seemed like old hat to me. So I dove right in, joined Girls on the Run (GOTR) as an assistant coach at J.T. Moore Middle School, and committed to mentoring a group of 9-year-old...

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