Girls on the Run is dedicated to inspiring girls in 3rd through 5th grade to be joyful, healthy and confident by training them to run their first 5K, while incorporating life lessons valuable to pre-teen girls such as goal setting, healthy living, conflict resolution, and resisting peer pressure. The fall season of Girls on the Run is presented by Three Rivers Running Company. It begins the week of August 25 and runs through November 6. The girls will complete the River City Rat Race on October 26, 2014. Teams meet at Three Rivers Running Company, St. Charles, St. Vincent, New Haven Intermediate, Canterbury, Leo, and Bluffton. Registration fees range from $25-110, depending on household income and include t-shirt, water bottle, registration to the River City Rat Race, and all program materials. Register online at www.girlsontherunofallencounty.org.