The handful of runners who showed up for the Girls on the Run social run had a choice of a 1, 3 or 5-mile run, starting from the office, on Sutton Avenue.
It was beautiful out, and they chose the 3-mile run.
Girls on the Run teaches life lessons to elementary and middle school-age girls, as they get into shape by running. At the end of the program is a race.
and girls take part in the program.
In the St. Louis area, Girls on the Run is currently working with 2,597 girls in 127 schools.
They'll all get together for a 5-kilometer walk/run downtown on May 12.
Girls on the Run St. Louis wil on Wednesday, March 28th. Meet at 3130 Sutton at 6 p.m. and head out on the streets of Maplewood for various routes. All are welcome.
Contact Rachel Zuellig at 314-862-6266 for more information
The event is part of Maplewood's Women Making History Month.