Sept. 2, 2014: 2015 3M Half Marathon to Benefit Girlstart
AUSTIN, Texas – Sept. 2, 2014 – The 2015 3M Half Marathon, one of the best half marathons in the nation this year according to Runner’s World Magazine, announced today that they have named Girlstart as the beneficiary of the event, scheduled for Jan. 25, 2015. The 3M Half Marathon will contribute $50,000 to support Girlstart’s programs in conjunction with the event.
Through its comprehensive programming, Girlstart provides a year-round, intensive suite of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education programs for K-12 girls. Girlstart’s core programs foster STEM skills development, an understanding of the importance of STEM as a way to solve the world’s major problems, as well as an interest in STEM electives, majors, and careers.