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Eden Hall Girls - Join Girls on the Run & Heart and Sole

Eden Hall Upper Elementary to Serve as Site for Girls on the Run and Heart & Sole Program

Magee-Women’ Hospital of UPMC is sponsoring two programs called Girls on the Run and Heart & Sole this fall.  Girls on the Run is intended for girls in grades 4 and 5.  Heart & Sole is intended for girls in grade 6.  Both programs create a structured space for girls to learn about themselves, exercising empathy, strengthening positive relationships, and developing connections with others as they move through adolescence and beyond.  

The programs feature a ten week curriculum that addresses the whole girl including body, brain, heart, spirit, and social connection while building other skills such as a decision making, asking for and helping others, as well as team building.  

This program is accessible to all girls regardless of athletic ability or fitness level.  The curriculum integrates strength and conditioning to prepare girls for the season culminating 5K at North Park on November 24th.

Students in grades 4-6 are encouraged to sign up to make connections with each other and build new relationships.  Practices will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 to 5:00.  

Below are some critical dates for registering your daughter.  Please register at If you have any additional questions regarding the program or signing up, please contact Lauren Hawrylak at at Eden Hall Upper Elementary.

Monday, August 28th at noon. Lottery registration opened.

Wednesday, September 4th at noon.  Lottery registration closes.  Lottery system will randomly choose participants to fill the available spots for that team. Once the team participants are selected, all registrants will get an email notifying them of their status.

Wednesday, September 4th at 3:00 pm.  Registration re-opens on a first-come, first-serve basis for all remaining roster spots. Girls wait-listed during lottery period will be given priority status should a spot re-open on their team. 

Friday, September 9th at midnight.  Fall registration closes.  Sites not meeting the minimum participation of 8 girls will be cancelled.  All other sites will be able to continue taking registrants until September 20th or their roster is full, whichever comes first.

Week of September 16th  The fall season begins!

Sunday, November 24th  - 5K event at North Park, 10:00 am

Sibling Policy:  In cases where more than one girl from the same family are registered together, and the lottery system selects one sibling, the additional sibling(s) will also be selected.