Girls Running Strong is an 8 week running/fitness program for girls ages 9-13 culminating with the completion of a 5k (3.1miles) race. Girls will learn the basics of running, how to set and achieve goals, stress management, proper nutrition, team building and leadership skills, the importance of a healthy lifestyle and positive self-body image. The 5k program meets 2 times per week.
Practices are held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:00-5:15pm. We meet in the parking lot below the LR Green Elementary School lower field 3315 Las Palmas Ave. Escondido This training session includes the Patriots Run 5k on Saturday May 25th at Lake Murray, San Diego. This program is designed for girls with a beginning to intermediate fitness level. No experience with running is required. Girls will recieve a GRS t-shirt, cinck sak and notebook. Entrance fee into race is included.