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!



    • 10 Tips for Your First 10K download

      KCE’s BRAG team has been training hard all summer, despite the crazy humidity. Now it’s time for their first goal race – the Plaza 10K.  To spur them on, the BRAG coaches offer these tips for a great race day: 1. Get lots of sleep two nights before the race in case you have pre-race jitters the night before…. read more »

    • MO Wine, Please (with a Side of Running) Saskia_Birthday_Cropped

      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 what_to_wear

      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 SarahSylviahug_cropped

      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? tortoise

      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 images (4)

      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 »