June 20, 2015-The start of The fifth annual FAB 5k Community Challenge in Confederation Park Saturday. A fun 5 k race hosted by the FAB (Fit ,Active, Beautiful) Foundation for its members and and their friends and family, the event is the finale of the 12-week program that helps build confidence in young girls by helping them train for this race.Photo by Scott Gardner, The Hamilton Spectator

The annual FAB 5K Community Challenge is open to all runners and is the big day FAB Girls train for as part of the FAB Girls 5K Challenge Program. The energy of this race, along with witnessing their determination and confidence, is truly inspiring. A FAB Girl’s proudest moment is realizing her goal by crossing the finish line.

Our goal is to make this event financially accessible and fun for everyone, particularly for youth. Our partnership with Wild Waterworks provides all participants 16 years of age and younger with one free same-day entry into the waterpark.

Since our first race in 2011, more than 800 men and women, from beginner to elite runners have joined the FAB Girls to participate in a fun and physical challenge.