4 P.M. INTERVIEW: Girls on the Run

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- An afterschool program right here in the Chippewa Valley is building confidence and getting young girls on the move!

Girls on the Run of the Chippewa Valley is for girls in grades 3-8. The program leads up to a 5K run/walk in Carson Park.

Girls on the Run is an afterschool physical youth empowerment program for girls in grades 3-8. We teach girls confidence and life skills through an intentionally designed curriculum that creatively integrates running. At the end of the 10 week spring program, the girls and their friends, family and community members complete a celebratory 5K walk/run at Carson Park.

Information sessions are being held January 14 and February 4 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library.