Springfield College Hosts 2018 Girls on the Run 5K Celebration

Springfield College welcomed more than 2000 participants to the campus on Sunday, June 3 for the annual Girls on the Run of Western Massachusetts 5k celebration.

Springfield College welcomed more than 2000 participants to the campus on Sunday, June 3 for the annual Girls on the Run of Western Massachusetts 5k celebration. Girls on the Run is a physical activity-based, positive youth development program that uses fun running games and dynamic discussions to teach life skills to girls in 3rd to 8th grade. During the ten-week program, girls participate in lessons that foster confidence, build peer connections and encourage community service while they prepare for an end-of-season celebratory 5k event.