What would you do if you traveled 1,900 miles for a race only to have it cancelled? A group of Moms on the Run members encountered this scenario — and ran it anyway!
Three weeks ago, the wildfires in northern California were raging, impacting the air quality hundreds of miles away in Monterey Bay, CA. Meanwhile, nine women from White Bear Lake/Shoreview Moms on the Run had traveled to compete in the Monterey 5K and Half Marathon the weekend of Nov. 10-11.
West Fargo Moms on the Run coach Kayla Hiedeman says her West Fargo group is the reason she is who she is today. "MOTR has been a blessing in my life! These ladies — and running — have gotten me through some of the toughest times of my life and MOTR has been there to celebrate the highlights."
In her nomination, West Fargo owner Eileen Pruis shares, "Kayla's ability to be encouraging and always smiling makes her a great inspiration to those she runs with." That's why Kayla is our most inspiring member for December. Join in on our conversation to find out a little more about Kayla.
Back by popular demand, it’s our annual Healthy Holiday Challenge — with a twist! Simple and sustainable healthy behaviors are key during this hectic month. Choose what lifestyle habit you want to work on each week and keep us posted on your progress. Our goal is to help you maintain your weight and keep you accountable during this busy, festive season … and have some FUN. New this year: #healthyselfies and additional prize opportunities!
Moms on the Run is featured in MN Run Blog! Check it out here. And a big thank you to MN Run Series for featuring us!
Kristen Genet, coach for Blaine and Lino Lakes Moms on the Run, calls the North Shore of Minnesota her happy place. Overlooking Lake Superior, the North Shore is home to the Superior Hiking Trail, a 310-mile trail that traverses the Sawtooth Mountain Range from Duluth, MN to the U.S.-Canadian border. For 16 hours, two minutes and thirty seconds, Kristen experienced the highs and lows — 25,000 feet of elevation changes — of those forest trails to complete her biggest challenge to date: the Superior 50 Mile Trail Race. “There was not one moment in the 50 miles I did not enjoy,” Kristen raves. She is a big inspiration to those who know her, and for that, she is our October Inspiring Member of the Month.