Girls on the Run registration open

Published: Friday, April 19, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

WOODSTOCK – Registration is open for the fifth annual Girls on the Run 5K.

The event is put on by Crystal Lake-based Girls on the Run of Northwest Illinois, a nonprofit geared toward third- through eighth-grade girls that incorporates running into a program seeking to produce happy, healthy and confident girls.

The race starts at Woodstock North High School at 8:30 a.m. May 19. Girls on the Run expects more than 2,000 girls, running buddies and community members to participate.

The event costs $25 until May 10, $35 on race day. Girls on the Run alumni wearing their old program shirts can receive a discounted admission fee of $15.

To register or learn more, visit www.gotrnwil.org.

– Shawn Shinneman

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