Posts tagged with "Girls on the Run"

Weekend Recap {May 6-8, 2016} - Girls on the Run 5K

Posted May 10, 2016 in weekend, Weekend Recap, Girls on the Run and 8 more

For the past few months, I've been helping to plan the local Girls on the Run 5K. The race was this weekend, and it was a success!

If you're not familiar with Girls on the Run, it's an after-school program for third- through fifth-graders. The girls meet twice a week for 12 weeks, and the curriculum promotes building self-confidence through physical fitness. During the program, the girls train for a 5K. Then at the end, they run a 5K.

We had about 80 girls run with their run buddies and coaches, and it was such an inspiring event. 

Here are details from my race weekend...

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Girls on the Run 5K Recap {April 29, 2017}

Posted May 3, 2017 in Girls on the Run 5K , volunteer, running and 3 more

This year was the second time I helped coordinate my local Girls on the Run 5K! It was freezing, but it was a success!


The "feels like" temperature was 32° and it was crazy windy. 

It wasn't ideal weather for hundreds of third- through fifth-graders to be running a 5K, but it's spring in Nebraska so the weather is unpredictable.

I'm the Girls on the Run 5K coordinator for our region, so I've been getting ready for the run for the past few months. 

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