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
    Summer 2015 dates:

    May 23rd (Mulligan’s)
    June 13th (Mulligan’s)
    June 27th (Mulligan’s)
    July 11th (Mulligan’s)
    August 1st (Mulligan’s) – 8:30-10:30am
    August 22nd (Mulligan’s) – 8:30-10:30am
  • All sessions will run from 8:30-11:00am, unless otherwise noted.

    Open to all girls aged 7-17 and girls can register at any time!
  • Healthy Kids
    Mondays 6:15-7:30pm
    February 2nd to April 27th 
  • Contact the Morrison Bruce Center at morrisonbrucecenter@jmu.edu with questions or to register for any of our programs!