Girls getting ready for upcoming 5K races

WEST MICHIGAN (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Thousands of girls are getting ready to lace up for some upcoming 5K races.

It's all part of the Girls on the Run program, of which Newschannel 3 is a proud sponsor.

There are three runs coming up in May.

The first is Saturday, May 17, at Lawton High School, then there is one on Thursday, May 22, in Kalamazoo, and lastly, Friday, May 30th, at Binder Park Zoo.