CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A Dirty Girl Mud Run to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation is coming to Charleston April 6 at Coonskin Park. The first wave of runners will begin at 8 a.m., the last at 4 p.m.
The run is an untimed obstacle course for women of all ages and athletic abilities. Every one of the obstacles -- from the "Utopian Tubes" tunnel crawl to the "PMS" mud pit -- is optional. Forming teams is encouraged, as are crazy team uniforms. Music, food and drinks are part of the event.
Cancer survivors run for free. In 2012, Dirty Girl exceeded its minimum goal of $250,000 to the foundation in monetary and in-kind support. Its goal in 2013 is to deliver over $500,000 in support.
For more information, visit Dirty Girl at www.facebook.com/godirtygirl.
Teen grief support
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- HospiceCare will offer a series of teen grief support group sessions from 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 7, 14, 21 and 28 at its main Charleston office, 1606 Kanawha Blvd. W., near Patrick Street.
The peer group setting for teens helps them share their feelings and experiences on the loss of a parent, sibling, friend or other loved one. The group teaches teens ways of coping with a difficult period in their lives.
To register your child, call Jill Duffield in HospiceCare's grief and loss department at 304-768-8523, or toll-free at 800-560-8523.
For more information about HospiceCare, visit www.hospicecarewv.org.
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