Healthy Living · Running

Race Recap: Dexter-Ann Arbor Half Marathon

On Sunday, June 5th, we ran the Dexter-Ann Arbor Half Marathon. We ran all 13.1 miles of this race!  This was my second half marathon and my husbands first. After a sleepless night, we got up early. Our neighbors were hosting their daughters wedding and there was music, drinking and dancing that kept one of us… Continue reading Race Recap: Dexter-Ann Arbor Half Marathon

Healthy Living · Running

Step-By-Step Guide Mock GOTR/STRIDE 5K

One part of the Girls on the Run Curriculum is hosting  a mock 5K for your team. I absolutely loved this event. My first year coaching we had 5 girls on the team. For the Mock 5K we had 100% participation. We also invited their parents and families to participate. The next year our team… Continue reading Step-By-Step Guide Mock GOTR/STRIDE 5K

Healthy Living · Running

You Should Coach a GOTR Team!

I started coaching Girls on the Run in 2014 and I fell in love right away. The program is designed around running but it does a whole lot more! Each and every lesson in the 10 week season focuses on a topic that will strengthen the character  of a young girl.  From peer-pressure to healthy eating  all 20… Continue reading You Should Coach a GOTR Team!