NewsLocal NewsIn Your NeighborhoodEast Lansing - Okemos - Haslett - Williamston - Webberville


Girls on the of Run Mid Michigan to host 5k

Girls on the Run
Posted at 7:20 PM, May 03, 2022

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Girls on the Run of Mid Michigan is hosting its annual 5k event on May 22 at Michigan State University.

This is the group's first in-person 5k since 2019, in which almost 2,000 people attended.

Girls on the Run is a youth development program for girls in third through eighth grade that teaches life skills through fun running games.

The 5k comes at the end of a 10-week program in which girls participate in lessons to build confidence, gain friendships and encourage community service.

The run will take place along the Red Cedar River and through MSU's campus.

Registration is $25 for participants 12 and under, and $30 to participants 13 and over. This fee also includes a T-shirt and finisher medal. Participation is open to the general public.

For more information on the event, including how to register, when to pick up materials and how to volunteer, visit

Want to see more local news? Visit the FOX47News Website.

Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.

Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox.

Select from these options: Neighborhood News, Breaking News, Severe Weather, School Closings, Daily Headlines, and Daily Forecasts.

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook