More than a thousand took part in the Girls on the Run 5k charity run Saturday morning. The money raised goes to benefit the Girls on the Run scholarship fund.
Girls on the Run (GOTR) Sedgwick County is an organization that works with pre-teen girls. They meet twice a week the girls. Part of the training involves running as well as classroom work where they teach them about different subjects like bullying and how to deal with their emotions.
Organizers say the 5k run is a way to get the girls focused on a having a goal and going for that goal.
You can learn more about Girls on the Run by clicking here.