Girls on the Run in the News

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Girls on the Run puts pre-teens on path to success

Making a Difference: What started as the brainchild of triathlete Molly Barker has branched out into a national program that helps young girls take positive steps toward their own futures. NBC’s Mara Schiavocampo reports.

Group gets fifth-graders out of ‘girl box,’ on their feet

Kae Avenue Elementary School is reaching out to preteen girls this
spring with a new program aimed at combining physical fitness and
character development.

The program, called Girls on the Run, is relatively new to the Columbus
area but has been slowly spreading across the United States since the
late 1990s. It is the passion of founder Molly Barker, who launched the
program in 1996.

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