Inspiring Our Children to Be Healthy

Girls on the Run Greater Richmond is featured in the September 27th issue of Urban Views Weekly highlighting Childhood Obesity and ways that our children can get active and healthy!

Inspiring Our Children to Be Healthy

Full Story published at Urban Views Weekly

Sometimes it can be hard to eat healthy when all the yummy snack foods are so enjoyable. However, when you look at our youth and the rate of obesity, our consumption and the type of foods we eat has to get better. The New England Journal of Medicine states that, “for the first time in two centuries, the current generation of children in America may have shorter life expectancies than their parents, according to a new report, which contends that the rapid rise in childhood obesity, if left unchecked, could shorten life spans by as much as five years.”

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Come Shop & Support! #alexandani

Come Shop & Support! #alexandani

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You are invited to a Charmed by Charity Soiree!

Come sip refreshment, snack on small bites and shop with others who share your passion for giving back.

15% of all proceeds (some exclusions apply) will be donated to support Girls on the Run of Greater Richmond.

Sunday, August 28th, 12p-2p
Alex and Ani Short Pump Town Center

Join the Girls on the Run of Greater Richmond team!

Join the Girls on the Run of Greater Richmond team!

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Join Girls on the Run of Greater Richmond team for the VCU Broad Street Mile on Saturday, September 24th! This is an awesome way to give back to GOTR Richmond! Sign up for the 5K or one of the One Mile fun runs and associate your registration with our team, and we receive a percentage back to the organization! Thank you for your support!

So, here’s what you can do!

1) Link to register to run:

2) Can’t run, but still want to donate?

3) SHARE, SHARE, SHARE with your family and friends and make sure they choose GOTR of Greater Richmond as their team!

Let’s walk away with the top prize with the most registrants and highest amount of money raised!