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Indigenous Representation at the Girls on the Run 5k

Girls on the Run of Northern Arizona recently completed their IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access) Strategic Plan. Part of this plan includes ensuring access, inclusion, and belongingness for our Native American participants. GOTRNA is committed to supporting the Indigenous youth they serve and communities they come from by growing efforts to strengthen culturally responsive education, representation and programming surrounding Indigenous Peoples. 

GOTRNA will share updates and progress on our IDEA strategic plan and how we are supporting Indigenous youth and their communities. Here is our first update, which shares how we celebrated Native American Heritage Month at the Girls on the Run 5k. Thank you to Dr. Alisse Ali-Jospeh for writing this powerful reflection.


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.