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We’re Going Streaking! Ok, not streaking of the Will Ferrell kind in the movie Old School.  We here at the Sisterhood want to CHALLENGE you to streak your boo-tay, clothed, through the month of May, packing on miles every single day.  What exactly does that mean? If you choose to accept our … [Read more…]

Have you always wanted to become a runner but you didn’t know where to begin?  Are you coming back to running from a break?  Did you start training for a 5k but fall off the wagon? No worries!  We at The Sisterhood are here to help!  Perhaps you’ve heard of the Couch to 5k Program.  If not, … [Read more…]

“I am a Kenyon” – Jenn “I can do hard things.” “Let go.” – Meg “Strong Legs. Strong Head. Strong Heart.” – Lisa “Finish Strong” – Susan “You can do anything for ___ miles/minutes” – Tami “Keep moving forward” – Tim to me during my last half marathon “Use the shoes” – … [Read more…]

Run/Walk 2.62 Miles for #BostonStrong…… It’s been over a year since the Boston Marathon bombings, in which three people were killed and countless others seriously injured while watching and waiting for their loved ones to cross the finish line after running 26.2 miles. I felt so helpless … [Read more…]

Are you dreaming of sunny, warm days? We sure are! This winter has been long and dreary -we are ready to kick the cold to the curb and bask in the sunshine. What better way to celebrate the arrival of summer than with a fun virtual race? On June 29th, we will be Chasing the Sun with our virtual Run … [Read more…]

In my neck of the woods, families are just returning from or going to spring break.  My family and I spent a week down south in an attempt to get away from the awful winter that’s held the Midwest captive since about October. It was quite lovely. Just because you are on vacation doesn’t mean you … [Read more…]

If there’s one thing all athletes deal with, it’s sweat!  Nothing can ruin a run faster than sweat dripping into your eyes and fogging up your contacts not that that’s ever happened to me. Ok, I confess, I don’t just glisten – I SWEAT.  It’s not quite as noticeable in the winter when I have 80 … [Read more…]

Walking vs. Running: Which is better? While this may be the million dollar question, the reality is that it all comes down to what you want to accomplish. Aerobic activity added into any routine has been proven to promote weight loss, improve sleep, elevate mood, boost energy levels, decrease … [Read more…]

Has spring sprung where you live?  The first official day of spring was about a week ago so I promise spring really is coming she writes in an attempt to believe it herself.  Hopefully you aren’t still digging out from the latest winter storm but are beginning to see some warmer weather and … [Read more…]

It’s been a little while since I’ve been excited for a Toot Your Horn Tuesday, but I am excited this week. It feels good to want to tell you all something good that I’ve done. I walked the Shamrock Shuffle with a friend from high school. It was my first walk outside in many months. It was … [Read more…]

Fellow Shrinkers, let’s see a show of hands for those of us who are always looking for ways to break through the boredom we all know exercise can sometimes be. We see many posts about the importance of switching up your workout play list. Today, I am sharing my top 10 NON-music podcasts that are my … [Read more…]

We hope each of you had the luck of the Irish on your side and at the end of your race you found a pot o’ gold! We want to thank each and everyone of you for participating in our virtual race! We loved seeing all your pictures, showing off your well deserved Shamrock Shuffle medals! A special shout … [Read more…]

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day all of you wonderful shrinkers!! I hope that you are enjoying the day with plenty of green veggies and green smoothies!! Did you have a wonderful weekend?  Were you able to get your Shamrock Shuffle done! If not you still have a little more time to get it done and … [Read more…]

It’s time, racers! If you haven’t already, lace up your shoes and head on out for your 5K or 10K Walk/Run! {Yes, you can do it on a treadmill if you wish!} Take pics and share your story with us down below or on our Facebook page! Make sure you log your results on our form! Official results will be … [Read more…]

Running with a friend or running group has its benefits. Someone is there to keep you accountable and you can enjoy conversation and catch up with friends you haven’t seen all week. However, sometimes you may need to go off on your own. Maybe your training schedule’s planned mileage doesn’t match … [Read more…]