Girl's Running Club

McCrary Elementary has a Girls Only Running Club called Mustangs on the Move which meets once a week after school.  Girls are setting goals for themselves to increase their activity levels.  The girls are also learning about nutrition, self-esteem, and having a positive self-image.  Our first practice was October 5.  There were 36 girls at our first meeting along with 4 teachers and 1 volunteer!  We set our first goal to move around the track for 10 minutes without stopping, and we were all successful!

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The Mustangs on the Move Girls Only Running Club worked our way up to completing a 5K race!  We had 24 girls and 12 teachers participate in the Human Race 5K in downtown Asheboro.  The race was on Saturday March 18, 2017- and the rainy morning did not slow these girls down!  Our team raised $1,200 for the Race!  Ms. Lassiter and fifth graders Jacque and Ariana finished in 37 minutes!  All of our girls finished the 5K race- what an accomplishment!

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