The Daily Item
MIFFLINBURG — Registration is now open for the Girls on the Run Spring 5K race and a new race location has been selected. The course will take place through the town of Mifflinburg and will come back on the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail for a scenic finish. The race will be held on May 3rd at 10 a.m. at Mifflinburg Community Park.
The Girls on the Run 5K is open to runners and walkers of all ages. Participants will be with the girls from third through eighth grade who participated in the spring 2014 season of Girls on the Run. Many of them are competing in their first 5K event. The public is also encouraged to participate.
The Girls on the Run program is 10 weeks and has programs in school districts in Snyder, Union, Northumberland and Montour county. More than 200 girls are participating in the spring program.
Proceeds from the Girls on the Run 5K will benefit Girls on the Run of the Greater Susquehanna Valley. Participation in the event helps girls in our area take part in Girls on the Run. For more information or to register for the 5K race, visit www.girlsontherunsusquehannavalley.org.