The Girls on the Run Spring 5K sprints into action on Sunday, May 7, at Comanche Park. This annual event is a chance for girls of all ages and economic backgrounds to experience joy and confidence through running, while also encouraging lifelong health and fitness.
Girls on the Run is a non-profit empowerment program for girls in the 3rd through 8th grades. It inspires young women through an experience-based curriculum, which combines lessons that enhance problem-solving skills and decision-making with training for a 5K running event. The event is open to the public and all are welcome to join. Proceeds from the race benefit scholarships. Comanche Park is located at 2600 Rigsby Ave. The event starts at 9:30 a.m.
For more information about Girls on the Run of Bexar County, or to register for the event, visit www.gotrsanantonio.org.