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Solstice Run/Walk Benefits running programs for girls

WINSLOW — The 10th annual Solstice Run and Walk will be held Dec. 10. The event is a fundraiser for Go Run!

The 1-mile fun run and kids’ dashes begin at 9 a.m.; the 5K road race begins at 9:30 a.m. To register or volunteer, visit www.gorunhavefun.org/solstice-run-2/; visit Island Fitness, 190 Madison Ave. N; or call (206) 842-5720. Pre-registration is $15 for students (18 and younger), and $20 for adults through Dec. 8. Fees increase by $5 on race day.

Race day check-in and registration will open at 7:30 a.m. at Bainbridge Performing Arts.Event sponsors are Island Fitness, Cook Family Funeral Home, Winning Times, Bainbridge Pediatrics, and Bainbridge Performing Arts.

Go Run! is a local nonprofit working to enhance the lives of girls emotionally, physically and socially via running activities, including team experiences, goal-setting, mentoring, and leadership.

With the motto “Every girl is an athlete,” the program engages girls who might not be affiliated with a sports team, or who don’t think of themselves as athletes.

 

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