Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run 5K Fun – Saturday, October 31, 2020
Presented by the Burlington Area YMCA

The Burlington Area YMCA invites you to make this Halloween one to run for. Grab your ghouls and gals and register for our festive Girls On The Run 5K on Saturday, October 31st. Are you ready to run, but not ready to be around others? Register for the virtual 5K option!  Or has the Quarantine 15 left you feeling out of shape and searching for a place to start? Make this 5K your goal and follow our 5K training plan. Run for fun or for time!  With the support of Team Beast, this event will be timed. 


Registration Period              
Early Registration:       now through October 11
Late registration:          after October 11 does not guarantee race t-shirt or medal.
                
Fee:                                           
Y-member:                   $25 (Late $27)
 Community:                $30 (Late $32)

Date:
Race Day                    Saturday, October 31
Virtual Race Period     October 26 – November 1
Race package:Race medal, race t-shirt, and bib guaranteed if registered by October 11
 

This celebratory event is the culminating experience of the Girls on the Run curriculum. Completing the 5K gives the girls a tangible understanding of the confidence that comes through accomplishment as well as a framework for setting and achieving life goals. Crossing the finish line is a defining moment when the girls realize that even the seemingly impossible IS possible.
We are inviting our community to join us, either virtually or on race day, as you set to accomplish your own goals and support these girls in their challenge.



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Girls On The Run 2020
Over a period of 8 weeks, girls in the 3rd through 5th grade participate in an after-school program like no other. Designed to allow every girl to recognize her inner strength, the Girls on the Run curriculum inspires girls to define their lives on their own terms. Throughout the season, the girls make new friends, build their confidence and celebrate all that makes them unique.

We are are excited to be offering a GOTR 2020 season.  We will offer this program in a safe and responsbile  manner during COVID  and will communicate the program details as we get closer to time.


The Girls on the Run lessons encourage positive emotional, social, mental and physical development.  Participants explore and discuss their own beliefs around experiences and challenges girls face at this age.  They also develop important strategies and skills to help them navigate life experiences. We start with helping the girls get a better understanding of who they are and what’s important to them.  Then, we look at the importance of team work and healthy relationships.  And, finally, the girls explore how they can positively connect with and shape the world.

Physical activity is woven into our program to inspire an appreciation of fitness and to build habits that lead to a lifetime of health.  At the end of the three month session, the girls participate in a Girls on the Run 5K event.  This celebratory, non-competitive event is the culminating experience of the curriculum.  Completing the 5K gives the girls a tangible understanding of the confidence that comes through accomplishment as well as a framework for setting and achieving life goals.  Crossing the finish line is a defining moment when the girls realize that even the seemingly impossible IS possible.

 


Registration Opens:     Now
Program Starts:            September TBD
Program Location:        Burlington Area YMCA
Program Fees:               Member $50
                                        Community $60




For more information, click  HERE or contact Jenna


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