Moms on the Run all began in the suburban town of Forest Lake, Minnesota, where this week the local paper interviewed our Founder & CEO Karissa Johnson about the fast growth of the program the past 10 years.
Karissa speaks of how the program doubled in the first year, and she saw the need to help women in other areas of the Twin Cities without them needing to drive so far. Now with 46 locations in 6 states, 2000 women will participate in the program this year.
“I credit a lot of our success to our great coaching staff, many of whom started as group members,” Johnson said. “The way they are able to transform these women over the 18 weeks is incredible. Some begin the program barely able to run at all ,and in the end they are completing the 5K.”" ~Community Editor, Jason DeMoe
Read more at the Forest Lake Times.