ANNOUNCEMENT: Couch to 5K Virtual Program to Begin Sunday!

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  Who wants to be a runner?! Once again, we are launching a sisterhood version of the Couch to 5K program, a 9 week program geared towards getting you from the couch to running a 5K in 9 weeks. Ya'll know that we have a large, loving, supportive group of runners here and we want to add … [Read more...]

Couch to 5K: Final Check-In

Here we are- the final check-in for the Couch to 5K program. Congratulations! High fives all around. How did it go? Did you finish strong? Are you still in the midst of the program- what week are you on? What did you learn about yourself? What was the best thing about the program....the worst? … [Read more...]

Couch to 5K Check-In #8

You are the home stretch of Couch to 5k, entering your LAST week of training. How is it going? Who is still around? Are you becoming the runner you envisioned yourself to be? I am so excited for you! You made a commitment and you are seeing it through. Maybe you hit a few bumps in the road, or maybe … [Read more...]

Couch to 5k Check-In #7

Good morning runner lady friends! It's time to check in from last week and let me know how the running is going. Are you successfully completing each day? Is it getting easier, harder or staying just the same? Can you BELIEVE that you are running for such long periods of time? Give yourself a big … [Read more...]

Happy Mother’s Day and Couch to 5K Check In #6

First off- HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY to all of you mothers out there.  What are you doing today to celebrate YOU?  Some keep it low key and others do not but either way, I want to wish you a heartfelt day that is filled with love, laughter, peacefulness and kindness. MWAH! Now, for all you new runners … [Read more...]

Couch to 5K Check-In #5

Good morning runner lady friends! This will be a quick check-in. How did your week go and are you ready to tackle this week's runs? Just a heads up that day three of this week includes a 2 1/4 mile straight run (no walking)- eek! I know full faith that you can do it. The mind is a powerful thing so … [Read more...]

Couch to 5K Check-In #4

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Good morning ladies! How are YOU doing?  It's time to check-in for Couch to 5K- let me know how it's going- thumbs up, thumbs down or somewhere in between.  Tell me YOUR story.  Tell me if YOU need encouragement.  We have an entire community of runners ready to give you that high-five for a great … [Read more...]

Couch to 5K Check-In #3

We are entering Week 4 of Couch to 5K.  Is it just me or are the weeks just flying by? Last week was fraught with all kinds of devastation around the United States, with the Boston Marathon Bombings and the plant explosion in West, TX.  My heart feels so heavy for the loss of life and those … [Read more...]

Couch to 5K Check-In #2

  Here we are- week 3 of the Couch to 5K program!  Are you still around?  Are in this for the long haul?  Lots of folks fall off this week- they get tired, life gets busy, the run segments get longer and they wonder what the heck they are doing.  Is that you or do you have the discipline and … [Read more...]

Couch to 5K Check-In #1

Good Morning Lovely Runners! Well- you've done it. You survived Week 1 of Couch to 5K. I have to know- how did it go? Easier, harder, or just what you thought it would be? Did you have your breathing under control? Any weird aches and pains besides the ones you would normally expect from … [Read more...]

Here we go! Couch to 5K Virtual Program Kickoff!

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  Folks, this is it ! TODAY is THE day! We are kicking off our Couch to 5K Virtual Program TODAY! It is time for you embark on your journey to become a runner.  That means lacing up the shoes and heading out the door, or hoping on the treadmill. Oh Happy Easter to those celebrating … [Read more...]

Here we go again- Couch to 5K Virtual Program!

Here we go again with the Couch to 5K Virtual Program. So you wanna be a runner but have no idea where to start? You watched us from the sidelines back in January and February as women who had never run before took on the challenge of building endurance and slashing mental hurdles to achieve … [Read more...]

Foxy 5K/10K/Mile Virtual Race!

It’s time to lace up your shoes for a TOTALLY BANGIN' event, and get ready to get your boogie on! The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans Virtual race – Run the ‘Hood – is going groovy with the Foxy with a 5K and 10K walk and run! We thought it would be pretty off the hook to donate a portion of our … [Read more...]

La Liegeoise – a race report

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We interrupt this regularly scheduled Meatless Monday post to bring you a very important story: The story of my first race EVER. Yesterday, Sunday, March 3rd, I traveled to the Belgian town of Liege for a women's only 6 kilometer run. This is the train station in Liege. It was … [Read more...]

Final Check-In for Couch to 5K

Here we are- done with our the first Virtual Couch to 5K at The Sisterhood.  I cannot believe how fast the time flew by.  I have to ask- how many of you made to the end? Stand up loud and proud, wave your arms in the air and let me give you a huge high-five.  It is difficult to stick with anything … [Read more...]