James Madison University

Girls Have H.E.A.R.T- Healthy Eating and Running Today!

Utilizing running to build health lifestyles and confidence in girls

Girls Have H.E.A.R.T. is a 10-week running program that aims to help girls develop healthy habits through non-competitive running and informative nutrition lessons. Girls in the third and fourth grade will participate in endurance building activities that culminate in running the 5K held by the Morrison Bruce Center on April 25th. The main goal of Girls Have H.E.A.R.T is to teach the importance of building a healthy lifestyle through fun and interactive activity and to enhance the self-esteem and self-worth of our participants.

Girls Have H.E.A.R.T. 2015

Where: Waterman Elementary School
When: February 5th – April 23rd – Thursdays: 3:45-5:15pm
*Girls Have Heart will not meet on March 12th & April 2nd

MBC 5K - April 25th

Cost for Girls Have H.E.A.R.T. 10-week program: $15
Cost for MBC 5k Registration for Girls Have H.E.A.R.T. participants (optional): $10

Program includes:

  • T-shirt
  • Weekly Snacks
  • Endurance-building activities and games
  • Lessons about positive self-esteem, confidence, and more

For more information feel free to contact the Morrison Bruce Center at: morrisonbrucecenter@jmu.edu.


  • Girls Golf Information
    Fall 2015 dates:
    September 26th (Mulligan's)
    October 10th (Mulligan's)
    October 24th (Mulligan's)
    November 14th (Godwin Hall, JMU)
    December 5th (Godwin Hall, JMU)
  • All sessions will run from 9:00-12:00pm, unless otherwise noted.
    Open to all girls aged 7-17 and girls can register at any time!
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    Thursdays, 6:15-7:30pm
    (Godwin Hall, JMU)
    September 17th to November 19th
  • Movin' & Groovin'
    Saturday, November 7th
    (Godwin Hall, JMU)