A Running and Walking Club for Women

Welcome!

Are you ready to train for your first 5K? Set a personal record in your favorite distance? Or shed a few pounds? Whatever your personal walking or running goals may be, you’ll find friends among the women of KC Express.  We offer free Saturday walking and running groups, hold monthly meetings on topics relevant to women’s health and fitness, and host the popular Mother’s Day 5K.  Join us and stay healthy while having fun!

    News and Events
    • BRAG-Team-pic-header BRAG is back

      BRAG Team, our popular 10K and half marathon training program for beginners, will be back for the 2014 season on Saturdays from May 24 – October 18 at 6:45 a.m. If you’ve done a 5k and are looking for a fun, new challenge, we can help! See our Run/Walk/Train page for more info. Here’s the Training Schedule Overview.

    • You're-Invited! You’re Invited!

      Mark your calendars for June 3 at 7 p.m. for the Mother’s Day 5K 10th Birthday Bash! We’ll have champagne and cupcakes to help you CELEBRATE your MD5K success and CONNECT with a community of active women through involvement in KC Express. View the invitation for details.

    • thank-you 4,000 strong

      Sincere thanks to all of you who helped make our 2014 Mother’s Day 5K a SELL OUT event!

    • Training-Team-Mentors-Week-3 Thanks KCE Mentors!

      The 2014 Shawnee Mission Medical Center Women’s Training Team wrapped up last night. Thanks to all the KCE members who came out to help make the program a success for the 200+ participants. We made some great new friends! Our involvement in this program is a tangible way we act on our mission to promote women’s health through fitness.

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    • KCE-mentors-at-Training-Team Helping others do what we love

      Here are just a few of the KCE members who are volunteering as mentors for the Women’s Training Team at Shawnee Mission Medical Center on Tuesday nights for 6-weeks, April 1 thru May 6, from 6-7:30 pm. Every year this program helps about 300 women get ready for our Mother’s Day 5K. It’s one of our most important activities, and it’s also one of the most rewarding! Pictures from the first night of Training Team.

    • Jeff-Galloway Run/Walk/Run

      Jeff Galloway was in Lawrence to lead a workshop on his run-walk method of running distance events, and two from KC Express made the trip to attend. Alisa M. and Terry M. learned lots! Thanks to Garry Gribble’s Running Sports for sponsoring the event.