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Girls on the Run of Mid-Michigan launches Virtual 5K and Movement Challenge

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Posted at 2:16 PM, Sep 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-16 14:16:14-04

LANSING, Mich. — This October, Girls on the Run of Mid-Michigan invites you to participate in a Virtual 5K and Virtual Movement Challenge. In honor of International Day of the Girl on Oct. 11, GOTR encourages you to celebrate girls everywhere as they inspire, break boundaries and take charge of their own future!

The Virtual 5K will take place on Oct. 11 in your neighborhood, on a treadmill or anywhere that is safe. We will kick off the event via Facebook Live on Oct. 11 at 11 A.M. The Virtual Movement Challenge encourages participates to complete any physical activity for at least 30 minutes each day during the month of October. You can register for both activities or choose between the two.

“We are grateful for the support from our community during these challenging times,” said Stephanie McClintock, executive director of Girls on the Run of Mid-Michigan. “We hope that these events will keep families active and inspired!”

Participation in both activities are open to the public and all proceeds from the event will benefit Girls on the Run of Mid-Michigan. For a chance to win GOTR swag, show your GOTR spirit on social media using #GOTRMidMich #GOTR5K #GOTRatHome #GOTRGotYourBack #Virtual5K #VirtualChallenge and tagging @GOTRMidMich on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Participants in all categories will receive a finisher's medal and completion certificate. Participants who register for BOTH the virtual challenge and the 5K will also receive a GOTR branded lime green cinch style backpack. These will be shipped to you after the event.

For more information and to register, visit www.gotrmidmichigan.org/5K.

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