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Finding Empowerment Through Running In Idaho — Especially During COVID-19

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A 'Girls on the Run' event from 2013, Seattle, WA.


Girls on the Run is a program for girls age 8-13 years old that promotes empowerment by teaching life skills through lessons and running. Because of COVID-19, the program here in southwest Idaho was shut down in March. However, as Girls on the Run gets set to celebrate 20 years in the state, the organization has been hard at work re-imagining how the program can still work.

Toni Ramey is the executive director of Girls on the Run for southwest Idaho and joins Idaho Matters live to talk about what they’re working on. 

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Hi! I’m Gemma Gaudette, the host of the award-winning show, Idaho Matters. During the day you’ll find me researching and writing about all the fascinating topics we tackle on our show. And of course, at noon, each weekday you’ll find me live behind the microphone as Idaho Matters airs.