Meet Junior Coach, Mackenzie!

Meet Junior Coach, Mackenzie!

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Girls on the Run has not failed to amaze me with each season and race that goes by; after coaching for 5 seasons it just seems to get better and better each time! Getting to know the girls through discussions, games, and running is easy and fun.Seeing the girls finish the race with their running buddy is the best part of the whole season because it is the final sign that they achieved the goal that they had been working so hard for all season. I love being involved in such a great organization because the purpose is powerful and the high energy from everyone in the program makes each minute well worth it! Being a Junior Coach is very fulfilling because I get to have fun along with the girls and learn more myself about growing up to becoming an adult. I also get the opportunity to exercise and volunteer at the same time, which is pretty lucky if you ask me!  Girls on the Run has helped me mature as a young woman and taught me different ways to interact with others. I really enjoy running and talking with all of the girls because it is fun but also rewarding to know I am helping girls that are going through issues I once had to deal with myself. While I try to make my attendance at Girls on the Run practices one of my top priorities I am very busy during the week, but that is how I like my schedule! Outside of school I have a job at daycare and I also tutor and babysit regularly. Although I don’t usually have a lot of extra time in my schedule when I do have some free time I enjoy spending time with friends and family. I also try to run with my dog as often as possible to get in a little extra exercise to add to my busy routine. Staying active and being positive is important to me and I hope to spread my enthusiasm to each girl I coach!