Date(s) & Time(s)::
Daily from August 9, 2013 until August 23, 2013
Phone: (317) 407-1145
Girls on the Run of Allen County is currently registering third through fifth grade girls for its ten-week fall 2013 season. Under the guidance of volunteer coaches, participants will meet twice weekly in teams of 8-15 to work through Girls on the Run’s award-winning curriculum designed to build self-esteem and encourage girls to make healthy lifestyle choices.
The curriculum integrates running games and workouts designed to prepare participants to complete the River City Rat Race 5K on October 27, 2013. Each participant will be paired with an adult running buddy to encourage her along the race course.
Four Allen County sites will host a Girls on the Run team. Each team will meet from August 26 through November 6, 2013. The meeting days and times are as follows:
• New Haven Intermediate School will host a team that meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45-5:00 p.m.
• The YWCA Northeast Indiana will host a team that meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-6:00 p.m.
• St. Charles Borromeo will host a team that meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00-4:15 p.m.
• St. Vincent De Paul will host a team that meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:45-4:00 p.m.
Program fees are based on a sliding scale based upon household income, and range from $25-$110. A breakdown of program fees is available at www.girlsontherunofallencounty.org. The program fees cover a t-shirt, water bottle, all program materials, twenty classes, and race registration fee.
To register online or download a paper registration form, visit www.girlsontherunofallencounty.org. Paper registration forms are also available at each program site. Registration closes on August 23, 2013. Openings at each site will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
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