‘Girls on the Run’

Race promotes positive self-image for girls

Above, girls join hands while participating in a 5k race at Waldo Stadium Thursday in Kalamazoo, Mich. The race celebrates the fitness component of the program, Girls on the Run, which aims to teach young girls a way of thinking positively about themselves. At left, girls smile while participating in the race. (Carly Geraci/The Grand Rapids Press via AP)