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We're Partnering with Girls on the Run!

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🚨The Pike District is partnering with Girls on the Run of Montgomery County 🚨 Yes, you read that right! We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Girls on the Run for the 2023 Pike’s Peek 10k on April 23. 

Girls on the Run is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to “inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.” Girls on the Run tailors programming to girls of various ages, ranging from 3rd to 5th grade. Throughout each season, girls learn skills that enable them build confidence, explore their emotions and health, overcome adversity, and ultimately run a 5k! 

"In today’s unpredictable world, the strategies learned at Girls on the Run are more important than ever. Participants gain critical life skills that strengthen their potential at a time when societal pressures and conflicting messages about how to feel and act can cause doubt and uncertainty." 

- Amalia Lopez, Deputy Director of Girls on the Run of Montgomery County

Swing by the Pike District’s table at the 2023 Pike’s Peek 10k finish line (if you haven’t registered yet, you can here!) to check out some awesome opportunities that you can take advantage of.  

  1. We’re donating $ on your behalf! The Pike District will donate $1 to Girls on the Run for each person that signs up for The Scoop – our super awesome newsletter that will keep you up to date on all things Pike District.  
  1. Volunteer with Girls on the Run! There no better feeling than being able to have a positive impact on others. If you’re looking for a way to give back to the Pike District community, this is your chance! Learn from the Girls on the Run representatives about upcoming volunteer opportunities, including becoming a coach, volunteering at their upcoming 5k, starting a team, and becoming a Solemate. 

Get excited - we’ll see you on race day!