Third through fifth grade girls at Beard ES are training to run in a 5K as part of a program by the Girls on the Run of Bexar County.
The students meet twice a week after school to run laps and increase their stamina.
The mission of the Girls on the Run program is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. The curriculum combines training for a 5K running event with lessons that inspire girls to become independent thinkers, enhance their problem solving skills, and make healthy decisions.
Click here to learn what these girls have learned through the program.
The 5K will be held on Sunday, May 5 at Martin Luther King Park.