What's Girls on the Run? It's SO much fun!


If you've read the Pink Locker Society books you know that I'm a runner. I like to run even though, at first, I didn't think I'd be able to do it. If you want to run, you can do it, too.

One great thing about running is that you can go at your own pace and, except for sneakers, you really don't need any special equipment. You can run around a track, in your neighborhood, or even do laps in your backyard. You don't have to race anyone (though this can be fun, too). Bit by bit, run by run, you can get stronger, faster, and better.

In lots of towns and cities, girls also can join a group called Girls on the Run. That's a running club just for girls that helps you train to run a 5K race. The 5K is a big celebration and it truly is so much fun. Girls on the Run doesn't just want to train runners, it wants to help girls grow up being healthy and feeling GREAT about themselves and the future.

Do we have any runners out there? How about girls who'd like to get started running?

Think pink!
Jemma

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

i suck at running! i could be good if i train but i dont so im like the worst runner in the class! but i am a good swimmer!

May 11, 2011 at 3:22 AM  
Anonymous 2cool said...

haha me to i not good at running but i LOVE to swim!!

May 11, 2011 at 11:59 AM  
Anonymous TexasChic said...

I am so bad at running but i am getting better... thax 2 1 of my friends . I wonder if the have that in houston.

May 11, 2011 at 8:48 PM  
Anonymous tess said...

im in girls on the run! its sooo fun!

May 12, 2011 at 11:02 AM  
Anonymous Katie said...

I LOVE SOCCER, and i love this blog!!!!!!!!!!!!

May 13, 2011 at 5:10 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

worse at running:[

May 13, 2011 at 5:47 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am not to good at running but in a cross-country race i was picked for a sub for another girl who could not make it, so i stepped in i was really nervous but the coach told me to just have fun because i had not trained, and it did not matter what i came as long as i had fun! so i did it and did pretty good everyone was so pleased and happy for me and are team got silver. And as i said i wasn't that good at running but had a brilliant day!

May 15, 2011 at 6:35 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hi

May 16, 2011 at 6:58 PM  
Anonymous Josie said...

I'm a sprinter, the 100m dash is my fave... not so much the 5k....

May 16, 2011 at 9:07 PM  
Anonymous Bryn said...

Ya i would <3 2 run more! i mean i am training for a triathlon this summer:)

May 21, 2011 at 10:34 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I ran a 5 mile run a little while ago. I've been running it since 3rd grade! it is so much fun! it is a run to raise money! :) i would love to run more!

June 6, 2011 at 6:47 PM  
Anonymous audrey said...

my mom wants me to do it but im on the fence im not that great at runnning im sorta slow

June 12, 2011 at 10:34 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

girls on the run is so much fun and after running the 5k(3.1 miles)you realy feel u achived somthing

June 15, 2011 at 5:35 PM  
Anonymous Kelsey said...

I'm was in GOTR, it's SO MUCH FUN!!!!
We did so many fun activities, that teach you life lessons, plus; the activities are physical. It's a two in one, lot's of fun deal!

June 16, 2011 at 8:34 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i love running...im also in track and field tehe!!!!!!!

June 23, 2011 at 8:47 PM  
Anonymous carebear said...

hey,
this is my first year on girls on the run i have no idea what to expect. so am just going to go for it hoping it will work out!!

July 28, 2011 at 2:02 PM  
Anonymous Maria said...

I used to be in Girls On The Run. And I loved it. I completed all my seasons. Its just us girls and girl coaches. You have a blast playing games that help you understand the lesson of the day. An you run laps.I <3 GOTR!

August 19, 2011 at 7:23 PM  
Anonymous ♥Immy♥ said...

my one friend is in Girls On The Run.:)

hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!!!!she says it's so much fun!

September 3, 2011 at 12:38 PM  
Anonymous beth said...

im not very goood at running but i want to start mabye doing it more just around my neighbourhood.

September 5, 2011 at 8:47 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i really wanted to do girls on the run in 3rd grade, but i couldn't.

January 8, 2012 at 10:53 PM  
Anonymous Purpleypopsicle said...

I love 2 run! I do cross country. Girls on the run sounds fun. To all u runners out there : long distance or sprints?

September 4, 2012 at 9:36 PM  

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