Girls on the Run 5k 2017-10-19T04:26:54+00:00

Girls on the Run of East Central Illinois will host its 5k event on Saturday, November 11 at the Mattoon Area Family YMCA. Girls on the Run is a physical activity based, positive youth 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.

Participation is this 5k event is open to the public and all proceeds from the event will benefit Girls on the Run of East Central Illinois. Registration includes an event shirt and a finisher’s medal. **To be guaranteed the event shirt, participants must register by October 13, 2017. For registrations received after this date, shirts will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis, while supplies last.

For more information about the event, how to register and volunteer opportunities, visit

Saturday, November 11, 2017
Start time: 9am
Registration fee: $25.00
Online registration ends: Friday, November 10 at 5pm
Event Day Registration: $30