Girls on the Run announces spring program

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Girls on the Run of the Chippewa Valley announced their spring program will begin the week of Feb. 24 and registration is still open to all girls grades 3-8.

According to a press release from Girls on the Run of the Chippewa Valley, more than 400 girls across the Chippewa Valley participate in the GOTR program every spring.

The program delivers a season-long, experienced-based curriculum designed to develop confidence, friendship, strength, and emotional and spiritual health in young girls—all while integrating running.

At the end of the season, all participating girls run a 5K event to celebrate their accomplishments.

Registration ends Friday, Feb. 21. Volunteer opportunities are ongoing. The Spring 5K Celebration takes place Saturday, May 9 at Carson Park in Eau Claire and is open for families, friends and community members.