Press Release

Girls Inc. of Huntsville Hosts 2019 Strong Girls 5K


[HUNTSVILLE, AL – May 8, 2019] Girls Inc. of Huntsville will host the Strong Girls 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run next Saturday, June 15, at 7 AM at Midtown on the Park. Come spend Father’s Day weekend at this family fun event. Registration is open online, in-person registration will be at Fleet Feet Huntsville on June 14, 10 AM-7 PM.

Parent/child running pairs can use the Father’s Day promotion code FATHERSDAY and receive a buy one get one free race registration. Spend some quality time with the family, soaking up the sun and having tons of fun! The Strong Girls 5K welcomes ALL family members, with a dog-friendly and stroller-friendly course.

Stay after the 5K race and let the kids participate in the 1-Mile Fun Run sponsored by Brenda Armstrong of Edward Jones Financial. Participants will be sprayed with water as they run the course. There will also be plenty of outdoor games and activities for all ages to participate in.

Take your dad out after the race to Atlanta Bread, where 15% of proceeds will go towards Girls Inc. of Huntsville!

Girls Incorporated of Huntsville provides vital after-school, summer, spring, and fall break enrichment and educational programs year-round to girls from kindergarten to 8th grade with the goal of equipping girls with the skills to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers, and grow up healthy, educated, and independent. Informed by girls and their families, we also advocate for legislation and policies to increase opportunities and rights for all girls.

If you would like to register for the Strong Girls 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run, visit our Facebook page or go to