Members of the local Girls on the Run chapter ran in a 5K in November at the end of the fall season. The Dalton program began in the fall and is hoping to see more girls sign up for the spring season. From left, Luci Fratena, Jennifer Hess, Annabelle Combs, and Anna Doerfler. Coaches in back from left: Jen Doerfler, Sara Taylor.
DALTON A local chapter of Girls on the Run hit the ground running last year and is hoping to grow in its second season.
“I love Girls on the Run because I get to be with my friends and learn life lessons like how to make new friends,” said Anna Doerfler, a Dalton third grader and participant.
Girls on the Run is a physical activity-based positive youth development program that teaches self-esteem and builds confidence, according to the website at www.gotreco.org. Girls on the Run teaches life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games.
The 2020 spring program meets at Dalton Elementary School 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and is open to girls in grades 3 and 4. Coaches for the Dalton program are Jen Doerfler and Sara Taylor. The new season begins this week and registration is open by March 8. Registration is available at: www.gotreco.org/Program-Registration.
Read the complete story in the March 4, 2020 edition.