The Gazelle Girl Half Marathon & 5k is dedicated to empowering women! We are proud that the profits raised from this event will be donated to four organizations in Kent County that inspire and empower women on a daily basis. Over the past two years we have raised close to $100,000 for our charity partners. Click on the logos below to get more information about our 2015 charity partners or download our Charity Partner Guide.
Kent County Girls on the Run:
Girls on the Run is a transformational physical activity-based youth development program for girls in 3rd-8th grade. The program teaches life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games.
Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW) is a service that is focused on women at various stages of business ownership. GROW is an entrepreneurial resource that helps women take the next step, empowering and supporting them with professional expertise for a lifetime.
Women at Risk, International helps women through culturally sensitive, value-added intervention projects and partnerships. It provides safe places form women to heal from abuse, trafficking, exploitation and more.