The Club

Calling all women runners and walkers! You're invited to join KC Express, a group for women who love to run and walk together.

Since 1982, our non-profit club has helped women find new friends, new races, better fitness, and active fun.  Join today!

Ongoing Events

Run

When: Feb– Sat, 7 am
Where: Hy-Vee, 95th and Antioch, Overland Park, KS

Contact Sat Run Coordinator Amy for details.

Walk

When: Feb– Sat, 7:30 am
Where: Panera, Town Center Plaza, 119th & Nall

Contact Sat Group Walk Coordinator Sheila for details.

Feb 7

February is all about hearts! For our “First Tuesday” Meeting, we’re featuring Three Heart-Smart activities:

  1. Heart-calming chair yoga with KCE Coach Helen Wilms
  2. Red wine & dark chocolate tastings with club foodie, Deb Powell
  3. Review of CPR techniques with a short video
  4. BONUS! Free KC Chiefs neck gaiters, by club seamstress, Dawn Green (While supplies last)

(Feb birthdays: please bring an appetizer or dessert to share.)

When: Tues, Feb 7, 6:30 pm

Where: St. Joseph Medical Center, Community Center Auditorium (Bldg D), I-435 & Stateline Rd, KCMO

Directions: Follow signs to the Emergency Room, and drive past it to the Community Center, Building D, at the back.  Plenty of parking. The auditorium is the first room on the right as you enter.

Many members train for specific goals or events within the Sat Walk & Run Groups.  From time to time, we offer additional training opportunities as part of our mission to promote women’s health through fitness.  Coming for spring 2023: the Living In Vitality Training Team, presented by AdventHealth. Stay tuned for the new location and more details!

All of our training programs focus on building fitness gradually and safely, in a fun and supportive atmosphere.

News

KC Express Presidents: Past, Present, & Future

Three cheers for three years of KC Express leadership! Thanks to Ginger Snawerdt (L) for being our President in 2022, to Alisa Mueller, our 2023 President, (center), and to President-Elect, Sara Garber (R), who will step up the Presidency in 2024. Leading our club is a lot of work AND a lot of fun. We thank them all for their service!

2022 Pace Setter Award

Congrats to Deb Powell, our 2022 Pace Setter! Deb stars in every facet of our activities– the 5K Club, the Women’s Training Team, the Sat run group, the monthly meetings, the social activities, AND then goes above and beyond to be our Race Director for the Mother’s Day 5K. We appreciate her outstanding contributions to our club, and we wish we could clone her.

Blog

KC Express Presidents: Past, Present, & Future

Three cheers for three years of KC Express leadership! Thanks to Ginger Snawerdt (L) for being our President in 2022, to Alisa Mueller, our 2023 President, (center), and to President-Elect, Sara Garber (R), who will step up the Presidency in 2024. Leading our club is a lot of work AND a lot of fun. We thank them all for their service!

Holiday Party!

HOLIDAY PARTY

It’s our annual Holiday Party on Tues, Dec 5, 7-9 pm! We will welcome the new officers for the coming year, and also reveal this year’s Pacesetter Award winner.  Join us to celebrate the season with KCE!

TIME TO RENEW YOUR KCE MEMBERSHIP

Our officers have wonderful plans for the coming year. Sign up now or renew your membership online or check the membership page for a print-and-mail form.

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Mother’s
Day 5K

Join Us: May 14, 2023

“FIVE WORDS THAT DESCRIBE KC EXPRESS: EMPOWERING, ATHLETIC, FUN-LOVING, SOCIAL, GIRL-POWERED!”

— Alex Esposito, KCE Member since 2015

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