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The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Community members run on the corner of Broadway Street and 16th Street in Mattoon, where The Girls on the Run 5K running route began, Saturday morning. The run had approximately 400 race participants.

Eastern students volunteer to mentor, cheer on girls at 5K

Corryn Brock, News Editor November 10, 2019

Eastern students volunteered with the annual Girls on the Run 5K on Nov. 9, as well as the programming leading up to the race. Girls on the Run of East Central Illinois describes its mission as “(inspiring)...

Girls on the Run offers confidence, service

Bailey Flesner , Contributing Writer November 12, 2017

With the goals of fostering confidence, building peer connections and encouraging community service in mind, the Girls on the Run 5K was hosted Saturday in Mattoon. Girls on the Run continues to grow...

Girls on the Run seeking volunteers

Staff Report August 23, 2017

Girls on the Run East Central Illinois is looking for volunteers, including head and assistant coaches. Girls on the Run is a program that brings together groups of eight to 17 girls for a season to...

Coaching opportunity for girls on the run

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter January 18, 2017

  Girls on the Run of East Central Illinois is searching for coaches to inspire girls in 3rd through 8th grade during its 10-week program. Training for these potential coaches will be 11 a.m....

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Jefferson Elementary School Girls on the Run members deliver blankets they made to Hilltop Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Girls on the Run kicks off its 10th season

Lynnsey Veach, City Editior January 10, 2016

The Mattoon Young Men’s Christian Association will be hosting its tenth season of Girls on the Run East Central Illinois beginning the week of February 1. Girls on the Run will be held in Coles, Moultrie,...

Colby Gerth, a sophomore biological sciences majorad member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity holds out a door decoration he made with other members of SAE. THe Fraternity is sponsoring the the Arcola Elementary Girls on the Run team, and made the decorations to hand out to each runner to show their support.

Girls on the Run to host 5K

Amanda Wilkinson, Online Producer November 4, 2014

Running a 5K or 3.1 miles is just a small part of what the girls in the Girls on the Run program accomplish in 10 weeks. Girls on the Run of East Central Illinois will be hosting its fall 5K at 9 a.m....

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