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Magee-Sponsored ‘Girls on the Run’ Fall Program Concludes with Pep Rally, 5K

WHAT: With a commitment to encourage positive behaviors among young girls by integrating physical activity with lessons on confidence, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC presents the Inaugural Girls on the Run (GOTR) Fall 5K. This event is the culmination of a 12-week program weaving physical training with lessons on teamwork, empowerment and community service for girls in grades 3 to 8. The goal of the program is to help girls become joyful, confident and healthy.
 
WHO: GOTR participants, their friends and families. Runners of all abilities interested in supporting GOTR.
 
WHEN: 9 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 8
 
WHERE: North Park Swimming Pool area, South Ridge Rd., Allison Park, Hampton Township, Pa., 15101
 
WHY: To celebrate and encourage more than 320 girls from 20 different sites who will participate in the 5K.
Registration is available on site. Race packets can be picked up between 7 and 8:15 a.m., or Fri., Dec. 6 between 4 and 8 p.m. at the Girls on the Run 5K pep rally at the Rose Barn in North Park. The pep rally will offer a variety of activities, including face painting, banner making and a raffle.
 
For more information, please call Meredith Colaizzi at 412-641-1596. To register for the 5K, visit http://gotrmagee.org/5k.
 
This event is sponsored by Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.

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