Girls On the Run Wine & Cheese

Some of my favorite running partners from Queen City Running Club! 

Some of my favorite running partners from Queen City Running Club

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, Girls on the Run held a wine & cheese event to celebrate the organization and raise money for the new year. It had been a rough day at work, and a few glasses of wine and some good girlfriends was the perfect cure, but more importantly the event was a HUGE success! We got to try 6 different wines at the Wine Merchant, 2 whites and 4 reds with a beautiful cheese spread. My personal favorite was the first white wine we tried, NV Terra Antiga Vinho Verde-Portugal. Overall though, the most important thing was that we raised over $750 for Girls on the Run, which will help young girls become more confident, strong and healthy girls! 

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Even you couldn't make it to the event, don't worry you can still be a part of this amazing organization. The girls are beginning to train for the Girls On the Run Greater Cincinnati 5k on November 21st. There are a plethora of ways to participate from simply donating money, volunteering the day of the race, becoming a coach or running buddy or becoming a SoleMate. I am hoping to help out on race day in some fashion or another, you are more than welcome to join me! To all the ladies who came out last Thursday, I hope you had as much fun as I did!