Girls on the Run Greater Tampa Bay to run 5K

Photo from Girls on the Run Greater Tampa Bay Facebook page.

TAMPA BAY, Fla. (WFLA) – Girls on the Run Greater Tampa Bay will be hitting the pavement Saturday morning for a 5K race.

The race is a celebration marking the end of a ten-week program the program offers to girls grades 3 through 5. Coaches lead their teams through a curriculum that includes running, activities and discussions that help them develop skills for a lifetime of health and fitness.

The 5K celebration event takes place at Poynter Park in St. Petersburg.

News Channel 8’s own Leigh Spann is running along with the girls as a Sparkle Runner.

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