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Joyful Journeys

  • Goal Setting: Nicol Hodges & Nia Akins

    15 MAG 2024 · It is the final week of the spring 2024 Girls on the Run season and as our participants are preparing for the big celebration this weekend, we are joined by Nicol and Nia to chat about goals! Goal setting is a large part of Girls on the Run, whether the participants realize it or not! They set and evaluate their goals EVERY practice by setting a lap goal and then reflecting on it at the end of practice. This mother-daughter duo shares about the importance of goal setting from the early days of childhood into adulthood.
    12 min. 54 sec.
  • Community Impact & Giving Back: Danielle Craddock

    8 MAG 2024 · Northern Virginia native Danielle Craddock shares about the nonprofit Girls Inspired & Ready to Lead, Inc. (GIRL), which she founded in 2010, and the book she recently published. Danielle supports high school-aged girls in finding their career path through different experiences and events. She is a big believer in learning through services and talks about the community service projects her teens have completed over the years.   Listen in to learn more about what her book has to offer and why she believes introducing key life skills at a young age positively impacts kids later in life!
    12 min. 48 sec.
  • Mapping Our Community - Mayor Catherine S. Read

    1 MAG 2024 · City of Fairfax Mayor Catherine S. Read joins us this week to discuss the impact youth have in the community, American Civil Rights leader Barbara Johns, and key skills we should all master.  Not everyone knows Barbara Johns, but she was an important historical figure. Listen to why Mayor Read believes her story is so impactful and important for today's youth to learn. Key skills we should all work on: - Try new things - Self-advocacy  - Confidence  - Setting boundaries - Quiet time/time to self to process
    15 min. 1 sec.
  • Be an Includer - Vineeth Lagouit

    24 APR 2024 · In this episode we are joined by Vineeth Lagouit, Principal at Loch Lomond Elementary School in Manassas, Virginia. Vineeth highlights the school's rich diversity, sharing how it fosters unity among its members. She also emphasizes how the school strives to be more than just an academic center, aiming to make it a place for everyone in the community. The Girls on the Run team at Loch Lomond is just one group of kids on a mission to be the best includers they can be!
    14 min. 56 sec.
  • Friendship: Abby Drexler

    10 APR 2024 · Abby Drexler, GOTR NOVA alumni and SoleMate, joins us this week to talk about the importance and power of friendship! Abby recently completed the Marine Corps Marathon as a GOTR NOVA SoleMate (you can too, visit and shares her experience from the beginning to the end, with a sweet story along the way.
    10 min. 52 sec.
  • We All Shine: Marie Hamilton

    3 APR 2024 · Marie Hamilton, President of P.S. You Are Fabulous joins us on #JoyfulJourneys this week to share about the importance of embracing our individuality and being true to ourselves.   Marie has turned her passion for fashion into her mission to enrich the lives of the blind, visually impaired, and disabled so they may become the best version of themselves through fashion.   Listen in to hear why it is crucial for kids to embrace their uniqueness and how adults can learn from kids when it comes to finding strength in our differences.
    12 min. 24 sec.
  • Feel Your Feelings & Share Your Emotions: Hannah Flanders

    27 MAR 2024 · Hannah Flanders is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and GOTR NOVA Coach. In this episode, she talks to us about the importance of teaching and understanding emotions and feelings! Listen in for: - Hannah's tips to help kids express their feelings - Her thoughts on anger as a secondary emotion - Her most significant piece of advice on how to support kids
    21 min. 4 sec.
  • All Bodies Rock: Ashleigh Aviles

    20 MAR 2024 · This week our program participants are learning that all bodies rock and we Ashleigh Aviles, creator of Empowered with Ash, which focuses on helping women become confident through different aspects of health and fitness. Follow along to catch why Ashleigh believes it is critical for young girls to practice a positive mindset.
    21 min. 57 sec.
  • Kristen Cheman: Finding Our Happy Pace

    13 MAR 2024 · This week is all about finding our happy pace in every aspect of life! Listen in for the 3 daily tasks Kristen completes to bring balance to her life.
    11 min. 3 sec.
  • Jenna Jumaili: GOTR Alumni to Junior Coach

    13 MAR 2024 · This week we are chatting with GOTR NOVA Alumni, current Junior Coach, and Coach Advisory Council member, Jenna Jumaili!
    15 min. 58 sec.

Welcome to the Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia Joyful Journeys Interview Series, the podcast highlighting inspirational individuals in the GOTR and NOVA communities. Join us as we hear...

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Welcome to the Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia Joyful Journeys Interview Series, the podcast highlighting inspirational individuals in the GOTR and NOVA communities. Join us as we hear from a wide array of powerful women, following along with the GOTR curriculum and matching the practice themes each week.

Each episode will feature empowering conversations with public professionals, GOTR volunteers, and program alumni, to name a few. From overcoming obstacles to discovering their inner strength, these stories will uplift and motivate listeners of all ages.

Get ready for a dose of positivity, resilience, and the infectious spirit of Girls on the Run. Whether you're a parent, educator, or someone passionate about empowering the next generation, this podcast is your invitation to be part of the joyful journeys that define Girls on the Run.

You can expect a new episode each week during our spring and fall seasons.
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