Girls on the Run 5K held in Cedar Rapids

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) More than 500 girls gathered in Cedar Rapids to run a celebratory 5K.

They're part of various chapters of Girls on the Run in eastern Iowa.

For 10 weeks, the girls and coaches would meet to discuss various aspects of health and fitness. They also trained for the 5K held on Sunday.

Team leaders want the girls to confident, both physically and emotionally.

The program is for girls in third to eighth grade.