Steve Shay
Lauren Hamilton of West Seattle runs with fifth-grader Maya Friedrich of White Center who was one of over 15 runners from the Hiawatha Community Center's team in the "Girls on the Run" 5k event. Pathfinder School also participated, with 10 runners and 4 coaches. Click on the photo to see more images from the event

SLIDESHOW: 300 show up for 'Girls on the Run' self-esteem race

Hiawatha Community Center and Pathfinder School joined other teams for the "Girls on the Run" 5k event. Over 300 participants ran through Seward Park Saturday, May 22. Girls on the Run® is a life-changing, experiential learning programs for girls 8 to 13. The programs combine training with self-esteem enhancing, uplifting workouts. The goals are to encourage positive emotional, social, mental, spiritual and physical development.

This doubles the number of participants from last fall's run.

Click on the photo to see more images from the event

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