Sunday, September 10, 2017

Our Fall 2017 Begins Soon!




Fit Girls Run Club Fall 2017 session is starting soon!
Registration opens on September 18

The Fit Girls Run Club is an independent running and reading program for Village School girls in 4th, 5th and 6th grades that builds self-esteem and confidence, and helps girls connect with and give back to their community.   Girls progress at their own “just right” pace, while also participating in our educational curriculum that includes topics such as goal setting, self-esteem, confidence, teamwork, and more.  The program is open and welcoming to all girls and no prior running experience is necessary.

The bulk of the program consists of non-competitive workouts designed to gradually and safely build endurance to run or walk the 5k (3.1 mile) race distance.  At the conclusion of the program the girls participate in a 5k as they celebrate both fitness and community. The program also aims to build self-esteem and confidence through the regular group discussions, and promotes supportive and positive relationships among all participants.  It is important that all participants are willing to work towards accomplishing a 5k fitness goal! For the program to work, participants need to be excited and motivated.  Please have a conversation with your daughter before registering to ensure this is a choice and commitment she would like to make.

PROGRAM DETAILS:
When:  The Marblehead group will meet Tuesday and Thursday from 2:45-4:00PM from October 3-November 14.  We meet rain or shine.  There is no Fit Girls if there is no school.  The curriculum and training are much more beneficial and meaningful when girls are committed to attending both days so 2 day participation will be mandatory.  If there are more than 3 unexcused absences, future participation will be reviewed.
Where: We meet in the Village cafeteria and train on the track and on the sidewalks around Village.
Cost:       $75.00 – (for training program, race entry, program supplies and Fit Girls shirt).  Please note that scholarships are available. Please contact us at fitgirlsMHD@gmail.com for more information.

REGISTRATION:
Please register online at https://fitgirlsmhd.wufoo.com/forms/2017-fall-fit-girls  Enrollment is expected to fill and is capped for safety and liability. If we reach our cap, will start a waiting list for interested participants.  No exceptions can be made so register early!

IMPORTANT DATES~Mark your calendars now:
5k Race:  Full Hearts 5k on November 12 at 9am at the Village School

VOLUNTEERS:
We are seeking volunteers to help as coaches again this season.  We ask that coaches commit to attending at a minimum of one day per week but can certainly attend two.  A regular schedule ensures we have enough coaches each session to help out.  Running experience is not necessary!   Please email us if you are able to be involved this session.

Please visit www.fitgirlsrunclubmarblehead.blogspot for more information, or email us at fitgirlsMHD@gmail.com

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Fit Girls Gear-Spring 2017

We are excited to again offer Fit Girls gear for purchase.  This spring, we are excited to offer  shorts, headbands and hoodies.  Orders will be taken until Tuesday, May 23 and payment must be received by that date.  Please let us know if you have any questions!

To order:
https://fitgirlsmhd.wufoo.com/forms/spring-2017-fit-girls-gear/

Shorts:  $25
Navy blue shorts with white trim; the Fit Girls logo on left leg.  XXS are like a youth size.  The Marblehead Sports Shop has a full size run if you'd like to try a pair on to determine the correct size.



Sweatshirts:  $35
Gray lightweight hoodies with Fit Girls logo across chest






Headbands:  $20
Reversible tie headbands in white and gray


Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Spring Fit Girls Information

Fit Girls Run Club Spring 2017 session is starting soon!
Registration opens on April 3rd

The Fit Girls Run Club is an independent running and reading program for Village School girls in 4th, 5th and 6th grades that builds self-esteem and confidence, and helps girls connect with and give back to their community. Girls progress at their own “just right” pace, while also participating in our educational curriculum that includes topics such as goal setting, self-esteem, confidence, teamwork, and more. The program is open and welcoming to all girls and no prior running experience is necessary.

The bulk of the program consists of non-competitive workouts designed to gradually and safely build endurance to run or walk the 5k (3.1 mile) race distance. At the conclusion of the program the girls participate in a 5k as they celebrate both fitness and community. The program also aims to build self-esteem and confidence through the regular group discussions, and promotes supportive and positive relationships among all participants. It is important that all participants are willing to work towards accomplishing a 5k fitness goal! For the program to work, participants need to be excited and motivated.  Please have a conversation with your daughter before registering to ensure this is a choice and commitment she would like to make.

PROGRAM DETAILS:
When:  The Marblehead group will meet Tuesday and Thursday from 2:45-4:00PM from April 25-June 6, 2017. We meet rain or shine. There is no Fit Girls if there is no school. The curriculum and training are much more beneficial and meaningful when girls are committed to attending both days so 2 day participation will be mandatory. If there are more than 3 unexcused absences, future participation will be reviewed.
Where: We meet in the Village cafeteria and train on the track and on the sidewalks around Village.
Cost:       $75.00 – (for training program, race entry, program supplies and Fit Girls shirt). Please note that scholarships are available. Please contact us at fitgirlsMHD@gmail.com for more information.

REGISTRATION:
Please register online at https://fitgirlsmhd.wufoo.com/forms/2017-spring-village-fit-girls/ Enrollment is expected to fill and is capped for safety and liability. If we reach our cap, will start a waiting list for interested participants. No exceptions can be made so register early!

IMPORTANT DATES~Mark your calendars now:
5k Race:  Run for the Fund 5k on June 4th at 9am at Devereux Beach

VOLUNTEERS:
We are seeking volunteers to help as coaches again this season. We ask that coaches commit to attending at a minimum of one day per week but can certainly attend two. A regular schedule ensures we have enough coaches each session to help out. Running experience is not necessary! Please email us if you are able to be involved this session.

Please visit www.fitgirlsrunclubmarblehead.blogspot for more information, or email us at fitgirlsMHD@gmail.com.