Blog List


Recent Post

Limitless Potential Luncheon 2023 Highlights

Tuesday, May 2nd nearly 400 guests came together at Mosaic Venue in Downtown Minneapolis to build connections, celebrate the program’s impact and raise funds that will power this important work statewide. We’re excited to share that through generous contributions of individuals, businesses and organizations, together we raised more than $145,000 to power Girls on the Run Minnesota as we work to:

-expand statewide, from Rochester to Grand Marais and every interested community in between

-keep high-quality, girl-focused programming at the forefront, updating our award-winning curriculum and deepening coach support

-double down on access and inclusion by ensuring generous financial aid, running gear, sports hijabs, and 5K transportation are available to everyone
and more

Read more about our wonderful community partners and panelist highlights for the 2023 Limitless Potential Luncheon in this blog post. 

Kathleen Cannon (Left) and Mary Uran (Right) smiling next to each other in front of GOTR Logo

Transition Announcement

Mary Uran, our co-founder and long-time executive director, is leaving her position later this year. Mary has poured her whole heart into building the organization from the ground up,  bringing GOTR to the Twin Cities in 2011. We’re excited to announce that we have named our current Program Director, Kathleen Cannon, as the new executive director of Girls on the Run Minnesota, effective December 1, 2022.

A Girls on the Run participant stretches at program practice to prepare for the day.

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.