Girls on the Run of Southeastern Michigan launches Spring 2021 season
(Girls on the Run of Southeastern Michigan)Girls on the Run Spring 2021 programming will practice enhanced safety measures due to the pandemic. ANN ARBOR – Registration will be opening soon for Girls on the Run of Southeastern Michigan’s spring season. This will be the organization’s 19th spring season, and its purpose goes far beyond running. Virtual programming will be available for the Spring 2021 season. (Girls on the Run of Southeastern Michigan)The program begins the week of March 22 and lasts eight weeks.
Celebrate International Day of the Girl with Girls on the Run virtual 5K
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Run, walk, jump or skip your way to a 5K and support girls in Washtenaw County. In honor of International Day of the Girl on Oct. 11, Girls on the Run of Southeastern Michigan is hosting a virtual 5K to raise funds for its programs to help girls around Southeast Michigan. Money raised through the virtual 5K goes towards scholarships for girls that want to take part in Girls on the Run’s afterschool programs. (Girls on the Run of Southeastern Michigan)✉ Like what you’re reading? Since running a 5K is part of Girls on the Run after-school programs, the virtual event seemed fitting.
Mercy Highs Cross Country Runner Stella Johnson wins Fan Choice Award
Favorite subject is mathStarted running in 2nd gradeAlso plays tennisFavorite place is Mill PondMercy High School Stella Johnson won 4Frenzys Favorite Freshman in Local 4s Fall Fan Choice Awards. She runs cross country at Mercy High School. Stella first began running in the second grade and hasnt stopped since. Even though this is only her first year on the team, Stella shared some advice for those who are interested in running. Stella also enjoys tennis and has been playing for almost as long as she has been running.
Girls on the Run celebrates 18 years of after-school programs for Ann Arbor area girls
Credit: Girls on the Run of Southeastern MichiganANN ARBOR - Girls on the Run of Southeastern Michigan is celebrating its 18th anniversary of impacting young girls' lives through running. The nonprofit operates after-school running programs for girls grades third through eighth. A branch of Girls on the Run International, it offers 10-week after-school running programs in the fall and spring. Last spring, 470 volunteer coaches and site leaders led practices twice a week, which covered running games, activities and dynamic discussions. Girls on the Run operates primarily at school sites, including Ann Arbor Public Schools.