The girls are lacing up their sneakers in preparation for Girls on the Run and the Sneaker Soiree. Christa Vanderleest and Rachel Kelderman with Girls on the Run share how the program is about so much more than running.

To learn more about the YMCA of Greater Des Moines, go to You can find the closest location, learn about programs, and check class schedules there. You can also call 515-282-9622.