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  • Girls on the Run Girls on the Run

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(42.678036,-83.22418)
 

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Mission Statement

We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.


Girls on the Run honors its core values. We strive to:

  • Recognize our power and responsibility to be intentional in our decision making
  • Embrace our differences and find strength in our connectedness
  • Express joy, optimism and gratitude through our words, thoughts and actions
  • Nurture our physical, emotional and spiritual health
  • Lead with an open heart and assume positive intent
  • Stand up for ourselves and others


Description

Girls on the Run of Greater Detroit (for 3rd-5th grade girls) and Girls on Track of Greater Detroit (for 6th-8th grade girls), affiliate programs of the YMCA of Metro Detroit, are after school programs that inspiring girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. During 10 weeks , girls are empowered with a greater self-awareness, a sense of achievement and a foundation in team building to help them become strong and self-confident young women. Volunteer Coaches lead discussions about body image , resisting peer pressure, making healthy decisions, and contributing to the community. Along the way, the girls train together to run or walk a 5k event.

Website

http://www.gotrdetroit.org

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