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SAFV staffer Brian Sparks, and Girls on the Run coaches Dianna Twaddle and Kym Johns, discuss the successful 5th season of the girls empowerment program. Their culminating 5K run takes off this Saturday (5-11-13) at 11:30 AM from the Sitka Sound Science Center.
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Girls on the Run 5K this Saturday
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