LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Hundreds of Louisville girls will pack Waterfront Park this morning for Girls on the Run.

Girls on the Run motivates girls to get exercise and equips them with the tools to manage other challenges like bullying.

More than 300 girls are expected to cross the finish line at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Each girl running the race has a running buddy like a parent or older sibling.