Marta Haynes – I’m not a quitter

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This past fall, I led a double shift of JLMer’s for the Girls on the Run fall 5k event.  It was a beautiful, crisp fall day. We volunteered at the registration table, were part of a cheer squad out on the race course, and helped with some very demanding post-race clean up.  Girls on the Run is an AMAZING organization whose mission is: “[To] We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running”.  I can promise a morning of inspiration and joy.

I grew up with a dad who was a marathoner, so the whole idea of going to such an event with a parent is deeply nostalgic.  I love it.  I am firm believer in using physical challenges – such as accomplishing a fitness goal – to grow self-esteem.

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