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 3rd and 4th 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. 2015

Where: Waterman Elementary School
When: February 9th – April 27th – Thursdays: 3:45-5:15pm 
*Girls Have H.E.A.R.T. will not meet on March 9th & April 13th due to JMU's and Waterman Elementary' s academic calendars.

Cost: 
$15 for the 10-week program
* need-based fee waivers are available upon request

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.

Calendar

  • Girls Golf
    Spring 2017 Dates:
  • - January 28th (Godwin)
    - February 18th (Godwin)
    - March 18th (Godwin) 
    - April 8th (Mulligan's)
    - April 29th (Mulligan's)*
    * Rain Location – 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!
  • Healthy Kids
    Spring 2017 Dates:
    Mondays, 6:15-7:30pm 
    January 30th to April 24th
    Godwin Hall, JMU
    * There will be no program on March 6th due to JMU’s academic calendar
  • Girls Have H.E.A.R.T.
    Thursdays, 3:45-5:15pm
    February 9th to April 27th
    Waterman Elementary School
    *There will be no program on March 9th and April 13th due to JMU's and Waterman's academic calendars
  • Barbells and Brunch
    Sunday, February 26th
    9:45-11:45am
    UREC, JMU
  • Movin' and Groovin' Day
    Saturday, April 1st, 9:00am-3:00pm
    Godwin Hall, JMU
  • Alumni Health and Fitness Program
    Friday April 21st to Sunday April 23rd
    Godwin Hall, JMU
  • Contact the Morrison Bruce Center at morrisonbrucecenter@jmu.edu with questions or to register for any of our programs!