St. Anne's-Belfield School will host the fourth Charlottesville Girls on the Run Celebration 5K on Sunday, April 30. Approximately 200 girls from 12 area schools will come together to complete the race and celebrate a successful spring season.
Begun in 1996 in Charlotte, North Carolina, Girls on the Run is now a national 501(c)3 non-profit organization and 5K training curriculum that includes life lessons to inspire independent thinking, creative problem-solving, and overall wellness. More than 300 end-of-season celebrations are routinely held across the country.
This spring's run will begin at 2:00 p.m. on April 30, with a start at the St. Anne's-Belfield School football field, 799 Faulconer Drive. The main road will close at 1:45 p.m. to accommodate the race.