Girls on the Run

St. Louis on the Air
6:07 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Girls On The Run, 10 Years Of Empowering Young Women In St. Louis

Girls on the Run Paraticipants
Girls on the Run

In 1996, Molly Barker wanted to give girls the tools necessary to help them navigate through the challenges of adolescence and chart their course to healthy lives as adults.  She started with 13 girls in Charlotte, North Carolina using a curriculum in which the main tool was running.  The organization that resulted, Girls on the Run, now serves 120,000 girls a year in 170 branches all over the country.

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