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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Girls on the Run 5K Registration is Open

Red Wing, Minnesota, 5 April 2013.   Girls, their families, friends, running enthusiasts or people interested in a spring walk are encouraged to participate in the Girls on the Run Bluff Country's 5k Run/Walk and Celebration on Saturday, May 18, 2013.

 Online registration for the 5K run/walk is open until 6PM on May 6, 2013 at http://www.girlsontherunbc.org/event.html .  Early registrants receive a free t-shirt and a reduced registration fee of  $22.  Registration is also available at 7:30AM on race day for $25 (no t-shirt). Girls and coaches who have participated in the 2013 after school Girls on the Run/Girls on Track Bluff Country programs are already registered. Running buddies and others must register to run/walk.

Festivities prior to the 5K event include happy hair and face painting and zumba beginning at 8:00.  The 5K begins at 9:15 with the course traveling through the grounds of Red Wing High School.

"The 5K is really a celebration of the spirit of girls and the Girls on the Run Program." noted Girls on the Run Bluff Country Board of Directors Chairwoman JoAnne Pohl. "The ten week after-school program aims to prepare girls for a lifetime of respect and healthy living.   Everyone is welcome to join in the fun, come run with us!"

For more information contact:  Jo Seton at jo.seton@girlsontherun.org or 651-385-0064.

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