Congratulations to all the runners who participated in Twin Cities Marathon on Oct. 6! We had more than 200 women participate in our marathon and 10-mile training programs, designed by our National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson. We hope all that awesome training helped you to crush your goals!
Thank you to our runners who joined us at our cheer station along Summit Avenue and those who volunteered at our booth at the TCM Expo.
Here is a fun video of Carrie running past our cheer station at mile 23. She smashed her sub 3 hour goal for her second marathon, with a finish time of 2:51:56. Impressive! And click below for more fun photos!
It's '80s week at Moms on the Run — and we're always keeping it fun! Today, National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, brings her big bangs and 80s jargon, but also a serious training tip about keeping motivated after a big race. What do you do after you accomplish a big goal to avoid that lull of 'what now?' Carrie shares a few ideas to help us all get after it. Listen in!
Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, regularly shares tips and exercises we can do to enhance our running and fitness. In this three-part video series, Carrie will share some exercises that focus on strengthening our backs.
In today's video, Part 2, we'll cover planks. Yes, planks are hard, but they are also a great exercise to build strength throughout your body's core and lower back. Click to watch.
Sore throat, runny nose, and a headache that won’t quit? As a mom with a busy schedule, we're willing to guess that you weren't expecting these symptoms. Our friends at MedExpress have some important do’s and don’ts to remember when you’re feeling a little under the weather. Check out their blog.
Two years ago, if you would have told Sarah Hammer, a member of Eden Prairie (MN) Moms on the Run, that she would not only be a runner but an ultra-marathoner, she would have told you you were crazy. With the help of Moms on the Run, Sarah has completed five ultras and her goal of finishing a 50-mile race by the end of 2019. We found her story so inspiring we named her October's Most Inspiring Member. Read on to learn more of Sarah's inspiring journey, in her own words.