Girls On The Run 5K

Soldiers Memorial
1315 Chestnut St
St. Louis, MO 63103
United States

Event Description:

Join us at the Girls on the Run 5k on Saturday, November 17th at Soldiers' Memorial in Downtown St. Louis! The largest timed 5k race in Missouri, the biannual Girls on the Run St. Louis (GOTR-STL) 5k Race benefits the Girls on the Run scholarship fund. This year, GOTR-STL expects to provide participating girls full or partial scholarships totaling nearly $390,000.

GOTR-STL empowers girls for a lifetime of healthy living through an innovative curriculum that combines training for a 5K (3.1 mile) running event with lessons that inspire girls in 3rd through 8th grade to become independent thinkers, enhance their problem solving skills and make healthy decisions.  At the conclusion of each season, girls and their running buddies complete a 5k running event giving participants a tangible sense of achievement and a framework for setting, and achieving, life goals.  The result – making the seemingly impossible, possible and teaching girls that they can. Sponsored by St. Joseph’s Academy.  Strong Values, Strong Women.