GIRLS ON THE RUN OF GREATER KNOXVILLE INC via Crowdrise
April 17, 2012
BENEFITING: GIRLS ON THE RUN OF GREATER KNOXVILLE INC
EVENT: Amica 19.7 Race Series
EVENT DATE: Jun 23, 2012
Girls on the Run® (GOTR) envisions a world where every girls knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams. GOTR is a 501(c)(3) positive youth development program that combines training for a 5K event with healthy living education. Its programs use exercise, positive reinforcement, and encouraging role models to empower girls at an early age to prevent the display of at-risk behaviors, such as substance/alcohol use, eating disorders, early onset of sexual activity, sedentary lifestyle, depression, suicide attempts and confrontations with the juvenile justice system, in adolescence and adulthood. Through interactive activities such as running, playing games and discussing important issues, program participants learn how to celebrate their bodies, honor their voices, recognize their gifts, and activate their personal power.
Team SoleMates provides a great opportunity to set an example of healthy living. By joining Team SoleMates, you will play a vital role in ensuring the future success of the Girls on the Run programs that impact the lives of thousands of girls in the greater Knoxville area and throughout the country every year. The ultimate goal is to raise enough money to reach every girl, and to educate and prepare her for a lifetime of self respect and healthy living.
Join Team SoleMates Amica 19.7 Race Series 2012 and make your experience meaningful by raising funds for Girls on the Run. When you commit to raise $50.00 or more. You'll receive an exclusive SoleMates technical training t-shirt, a personalized fundraising web page, the motivation you'll need to prepare for race day, and the satisfaction in knowing that you are making a positive impact on the physical, social, and emotional development of girls.