Girls on the Run

Girls On the RunGirls on the Run is a non-profit prevention program that encourages preteen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running.  The program combines training for a 5K running event with self-esteem enhancing, uplifting workouts and curriculum-based lessons on themes such as dealing with body image and the media, resisting peer pressure, making healthy decisions and contributing to the community.  This is a program for 3-5 grade girls.  Teams meet after school two days a week with trained and certified coaches.