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Burns teaches sport and life lessons - Girls on the Run


November 17, 2022

Courtesy of Shelly Hansen

Above: Jamie Piasecki, Josie Barrett, Amber Barrett, Cassidy Behrendsen, Jayden Jording, Aubrey Hansen, Stacey Hoffman, Blakelee Fiscella, Ashtyn Ross, Lizzy Davis, Violet Goforth, Emma Patterson, Anna Behrendsen, Brinlee Cardona, Lily Munson, Hattie Hoffman, Brooklyn Shafer.

When is a sport not a sport? There are many different aspects in running a long distance race. Even a 5k run will take practice and coaching on how to pace yourself, how to breath and how to run the last part of the race and how to believe in yourself to finish the race. The "Girls on the Run" program teaches these lessons to young girls from 3rd to 8th grades. But the Girls on the Run program's not just a sports training program. Girls on the Run is a skills and life learning program. The running part is a confidence and self-discipline building lesson. The program is to help young girls t...

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