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Monday, May 10, 2010

Girls on the Run of Southeastern Michigan

I went to a mock 5K event for Girls on the Run of Southeastern Michigan on Friday and was impressed with the young ladies' enthusiasm for the sport.

The practice run was at Saline Middle School and the actual race will take place in Ypsilanti later this month.

The organization seeks to empower preteen girls to keep fit and make positive life choices by involving them in running.

If you have any young women in your family of that age group, it seems like a great way for them to socialize and stay active.

The organization's Web site is,

All the information you need is there, including dates for upcoming races as well as registration forms.

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