In the Ladue School District, four teams are participating in Girls on the Run! From Spoede, Conway, Old Bonhomme and the Fifth Grade Center, 63 girls are signed up with 25 coaches! This movement includes 3,800 girls and 1,300 coaches at 183 schools across 23 counties.
In 2017, Girls on the Run was recognized as a top research-based social-emotional learning program by Harvard University and the Wallace Foundation.
The culminating event at the end of the 10-week program is a 5K run in downtown St. Louis on May 12.