Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Girls on the Run – Upper Peninsula 5K is coming up on Saturday, June 8th at Presque Isle Park in Marquette.
Event Director Sloan Dorr joined the Sunny Morning Show to talk about the run and the Girls on the Run program.
Dorr explained that the run is culmination of a 10 week program where young girls train for the race but also learn about female empowerment and other lessons.
She said the run is a celebration of the girls making it through the program and any and all people are encouraged to sign up and participate.
Dorr added that the event is also a fundraiser for the Girls on the Run program and all monies raised in Marquette will go to help girls participate in the Marquette program.