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Great turn out at Fit For Girls 5K last weekend


Fifteen middle school girls from Riverbank K-8 School in West Sacramento ran their first 5k on Sunday, December 9 at WIlliam Land Park. Each girl partnered with a Sole Sister, an adult runner who helped the girls keep their pace and stay positive to finish the race. The girls were joined by more than 200 runners. Without these dedicated runners, the girls wouldn’t have had the experience of a race to finish their season. The race we usually finish the […]

Fit for Girls 5k


A group of women come together to help middle school girls remember that they are unique, extraordinary and powerful.  Each week they support the girls by helping them train for a 5k and sharing lessons on nutrition, body image, goal setting, and what it means to be fit. They spend time with the girls, learning about their backgrounds, their struggles, their successes and hopes for the future. Each season, all of this hard work builds to that culminating event: the […]