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 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.

Calendar

  • Healthy Kids
    Spring 2018 Dates:
    Thursdays, February 1 – April 12, 6:15-7:30pm 
    (Godwin Hall, JMU)
    * There will be no program on March 8 due to JMU's Spring Break
  • Girls Have H.E.A.R.T.
    Spring 2018 Dates:
    Tuesdays, February 6 – April 24, 3:45-5:15pm
    (Waterman Elementary School)
    * There will be no program on March 6 or March 27 due to JMU's and Harrisonburg City Schools' Spring Breaks
  • Movin' and Groovin' Day
    Spring 2018 Date:
    Saturday, March 24, 9:00am-3:00pm
    (Godwin Hall, JMU)
  • Alumni Health and Wellness Program
    Spring 2018 Date:
    Saturday, April 14 – Sunday, April 15
    (Godwin Hall, JMU)
  • Contact us at morrisonbrucecenter@jmu.edu
    with questions or to register for any of our programs!