The Daily Eastern News

Girls on the Run offers confidence, service

Bailey Flesner, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2017


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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 and currently hosts more than 350 5K events across the United States, making the Girls on the Run...

Girls on the Run seeking volunteers

Staff Report

August 23, 2017


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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 work on their personal development, team building and connection to the community. There are o...

Coaching opportunity for girls on the run

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

January 18, 2017


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  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. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Mattoon Area Family YMCA. Council Director Sarah Dowell said Girls on...

Girls on the Run kicks off its 10th season

Girls on the Run kicks off its 10th season

Lynnsey Veach, City Editior

January 10, 2016


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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, Shelby, Effingham, Piatt, and Douglas counties. The program invites girls from 3rd to 8th grade...

Girls on the Run to host 5K

Girls on the Run to host 5K

Amanda Wilkinson, Online Producer

November 5, 2014


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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. Saturday at the Mattoon Area Family YMCA. Beth Gillespie, the East Central council director, said...

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