Drs. Heather and Kevin Vincent presented at the Girls on the Run of Alachua County pre-race spaghetti dinner on February 15, 2014. The dinner took place on the evening prior to the 5 Points of Life Marathon Race on February 16, 2014. Dr. Kevin Vincent spoke on when is it safe to run or return to running after an injury. Dr. Heather Vincent spoke on proper eating and nutritional habits for young athletes.
Girls on the Run® is a life-changing, experiential learning program for girls age eight to thirteen years old. The programs combine training for a 3.1 mile running event with self-esteem enhancing, uplifting workouts. The goals of the programs are to encourage positive emotional, social, mental, spiritual and physical development in those critical pre-teen years and beyond.