Are you ready…
- To train for your first 5K?
- Set a personal record in your favorite distance?
- Or shed a few pounds?
Whatever your walking or running goals may be, you’ll find friends among the women of KC Express. We host:
- Free Saturday walking and running groups
- Monthly meetings on topics relevant to women’s health and fitness
- The popular Mother’s Day 5K
Join us – and stay healthy while having fun!
MO Wine, Please (with a Side of Running)
Longtime KCE member Saskia Jacobse knows how to celebrate, especially when it comes to big birthdays. For her 50th, she packed up some KCE pals and headed to California for the Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon. Since a few of us missed the plane, she agreed to share the highlights, plus tips for an awesome running… read more »
Look Great with Less Stress
Is your closet overflowing, but you don’t have anything to wear? If so, you’ll love the tips wardrobe consultant Stacie Mayo shared during KCE’s August meeting. Stacie believes style should be stress-free and reflect your personality, not just trends. So she recommends buying clothes you can wear for several years and then organizing your closet around… read more »
Runner Spotlight: Sarah Johnson and Sylvia Davison
Lots of women think of their running friends as their sole sisters, but for running partners Sarah Johnson and Sylvia Davison, family really is the tie that binds. The mother-daughter duo has always been close, but in the last 18 months, running has opened up a whole new world of goals, accomplishments, and experiences for them. It all… read more »
What Makes Someone a Runner?
I don’t know about you, but there are a fair amount of things that I thought about long before actually taking any action. Some were as “simple” as taking on a cleaning project at home, while others took the shape of a new endeavor like continuing education or a new job. Another thing on that list was… read more »
Learning to Accept Ourselves As Is
At KCE’s July meeting, Erin Brown, a writer, speaker, and body-image activist from Lawrence, KS, shared her personal strategies for overcoming negative self-talk and learning to love oneself. Erin is a fun and inspiring speaker, and the smart ladies of KCE also chimed in with questions, insights, and reading suggestions. Here are the highlights. Erin’s Story… read more »
How I Made Peace with My Pace
A few years ago, I lined up at the start of the Rock the Parkway half marathon with my close friend and running partner, Barbara. I felt good. I’d recently run a PR, and I’d been training well that spring. I could feel another fast (for me) finish just a couple hours ahead. My plan… read more »
Sept 1: “KCE: Making History.” Jean Buchanan and Mary Edwards, KC Express founding members, share highlights from KCE’s role in the women’s fitness movement.
Details: St. Joseph Medical Center, I-435 & Stateline Road, KCMO, in the Community Center (Building D) Auditorium. Socialize and light dinner at 6:30; meeting begins at 7:00.
SAT GROUP WALK
SATURDAY GROUP WALK
Saturdays at 7:30 am
Sept: Panera, 8300 Mission Rd, Prairie Village, KS 66206
SAT GROUP RUN
SATURDAY GROUP RUN
Saturdays at 7 am
Sept: Baked in Kansas City, 706 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111
KC EXPRESS PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE
KCE President’s Message Jan 2015
Prez Tracey Weatherly, far right, and some of her peeps.