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Girls on the run getting fit, building confidence

Keane Elementary School social worker Ameera Crellin leads a group of runners in a question-and-answer session before running behind the Albany Street school in Schenectady on Thursday.
Keane Elementary School social worker Ameera Crellin leads a group of runners in a question-and-answer session before running behind the Albany Street school in Schenectady on Thursday.
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Jahkya Hayes still had a lap left to run. She had done her stretches and warmed up right along with the other girls, but they had already finished the 5K just as she was approaching her last lap around Keane Elementary School. ā€œIā€™m not going to finish,ā€ the 11-year-old thought. And then, in what felt like an instant, the nine other girls on the team rallied around Jahkya, and vowed to run the last lap ...


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Masij
May 10, 2014
10:44 a.m.

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The Girls on the Run Program was funded through a grant from the Schenectady City School District Educational Foundation. We are pleased to be part of this program to support the girls at Keane School. If you would like to help us support more programs like this in other Schenectady Schools visit our website at: www.scsdeducationfoundation.org to learn more about our mission.

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