Emily Wall, left, runs alonside her daughter, 10-year-old Ellie Jo, during the Girls on the Run/Boys Run I toowú klatseen 5K at the Dimond Park Field House on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. Approximately 80 kids from the two programs participated in the event. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Emily Wall, left, runs alonside her daughter, 10-year-old Ellie Jo, during the Girls on the Run/Boys Run I toowú klatseen 5K at the Dimond Park Field House on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. Approximately 80 kids from the two programs participated in the event. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

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