Durham, Wake, Orange Counties


"I want to change the world by doing big things."

-Jane, 5th Grade

Mom/Coach/SoleMate Running Half Marathon Every Month

Once Amy White heard about Girls on the Run of the Triangle, her involvement spiraled up, from registering her daughter for the program, to coaching her daughter’s team at Pearsontown Elementary, to committing to be a SoleMate to raise funds for GOTR’s Scholarship Fund. She’s not just running a race or two as a SoleMate, though, she’s actually running a half marathon every month in 2017 to support GOTR.

#CarrieOn Award Winner Helps Families of Children with Cancer

Elizabeth, Boltz, our elementary school-aged winnner of the first #CarrieOn Award, exercised her heart for service by completing the JUST TRYAN IT Kids Triathalon in May. She raised money to provide financial assistance to families whose children are undergoing cancer treatment. 

5 ways to emphasize real beauty, healthy body image for girls

Girls on the Run of the Triangle shares an article written by Dr. Caren Mangarelli, an assistant professor of pediatrics at Duke Children's Primary Care. It is hard to raise children who define beauty as something other than what they see. As a species and society, we are very visually oriented. In addition, we are constantly being bombarded with media images of a physical ideal that is unrealistic for the majority of the population. Girls on the Run addresses the topic of positive body image and real beauty throughout our curriculum. 

'Bonding for Life:' Finding joy, purpose with Girls on the Run

GOTR Coach & mom Dona Aguayo says her girls are "wise beyond their years because of the GOTR program and it's visible in both their confidence and compassion." Thanks to WRAL's Go Ask Mom for featuring this inspiring story!

Can't to Can: Six ways to boost tween girls' confidence in STEM, other topics

Our Executive Director, Juliellen Simpson-Vos, shares tips aimed at boosting girls' confidence and helping them step outside their comfort zones. Thanks WRAL Go Ask Mom for your interest in this important topic!

WRAL Features GOTR Coach: "More than running: Girls on the Run teaches girls life skills"

Pamela Howell-Davis wasn't sure how she'd fit coaching her daughter's GOTR program into her busy schedule, which already included a full-time job and running a household with her husband of almost 15 years. But, inspired by a friend who also had served as a coach, she made the jump.

The Magic of Volunteering

Long-term volunteer, board member, and Associate Director of Employee Health Management with QuintilesIMS, Ann Skye, finds purpose through her involvement with Girls on the Run. "When people volunteer in a way that matches their life purpose, it's hard to tell who's helping who...but good things happen and everyone benefits!"

GOTR Executive Director Talks with WCHL's Fred Black

On April 2,  GOTR of the Triangle Executive Director Juliellen Simpson-Vos joined Fred Black for an interview that aired on WCHL's Nonprofit Showcase. Hear what she has to say about the curriculum!

GOTR Triangle
1415 West Hwy 54
Suite 211
Durham, NC 27707

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