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

Utilizing running to build health lifestyles and confidence in girls

PHOTO: girls running on a track

Girls Have H.E.A.R.T. is a 10-week running program that aims to help 3rd through 5th grade girls develop healthy habits through non-competitive running and informative nutrition lessons. 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. 2018

Where: Waterman Elementary School
When: Tuesdays, February 6 – April 24 
* There will be no program on March 6 or March 27 due to JMU's and Harrisonburg City Schools' Spring Breaks

Cost: 
$15 for the 10-week program (payable by cash or check*)
need-based fee waivers are available upon request
* checks should be made out to JMU (w/MBC GHH in the memo)
* a $50 fee will be assessed for any check returned by the bank

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.