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‘Sneaker Soiree’ pairs sneakers with a black tie outfit to support girls on the Flint Hills run

MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) – Black ties, prom dresses and sneakers… not a fashion combination that many would choose to wear together.

Girls on the Run of the Flint Hills invites attendees to the first “Sneaker Soiree” to wear their favorite running shoes with their black tie outfit.

The Sneaker Soiree is the first major fundraising event for Girls on the Run of the Flint Hills, featuring a fashion show highlighting the stories of program alumni and current attendees.

Entrants can bid on running experiences in the auction to raise funds to support Girls on the Run’s mission to empower girls.

“They’re embraced for their individuality, and we love that our amazing coaches, they’re volunteers, in all of our communities, they really invest in these girls and just give them the opportunity to be them.” Girls on the Run from Flint Hills, Executive Director, Candice McIntosh said.

The Sneaker Soiree has sold out all the tickets for this year’s event…Girls on the Run of the Flint Hills will host two 5-K races this spring, the first in Topeka on April 23 in partnership with the TopCity Half Marathon and the second in Manhattan on April 30.

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