Would you like to spend some time running with other women while your train for the Me.She.We. Half Marathon or 10k? These local running groups are more than happy to have you join them. They have been separated by locations:
On Running Club. You don't have to fly to Switzerland to join the On Running Club, just head over to their Portland location on Thursday nights at 6:00 pm. This super supportive group explores the roads of Portland, plus rumor has it you can "run on clouds" there. Free to join.
Sole Sisters. This running/walking group has many supportive and positive groups of women running together and training specifically for Me.She.We. Sole Sisters is free to join and offers a variety of bonus materials, such as nutrition.
Locations: Beaverton, Canby, Newberg, Oregon City, Sherwood, Tigard, West Linn, Wilsonville, Lake Oswego, Hillsboro, Tualatin and Woodburn
Wy'East Sisterhood. The Wy'east Sisterhood is a Portland, Oregon-based run, workout, and social group focused on creating a community and platform for women to meet, share their voices, get fit, and have fun! They host a weekly outdoor boot camp and weekly social run (both women only). Each month they lead one Sisterhood Adventure (could be a run, a hike, paddle boarding, snow shoeing, the sky is the limit!) and plan one happy hour (everyone welcome). In addition to these group activities, they provide individualized coaching for race day or your next big adventure. Check the Wy'east Sisterhood website for details, follow us on Facebook , and Instagram . Looking for trail running ladies in Portland? We're your people!
Resources to Help You Run.
We totally understand that the internet is a big place. So we've saved you the time and gathered a few of our favorite resources and shared them with you here. If you have any other questions, send us an email at or reach out to one of the running clubs and we will be happy to answer!
The Basics + Some. There are (literally) thousands of running theories out there. Runners World has put together a pretty great article that covers all you need to know regarding running. Do you think they left anything out?
Half Marathon Training Plan. Save the countless number of Google search results when it comes to finding a plan to follow. Women's Running has a great one that is suitable for the majority of people. Check it out!
Want Some Food Tips? Did you know that if you are going for a 30-45 minute run, grabbing a snack right before usually isn't necessary? But your pre-run and post-run foods are important! This helpful graphic keeps it simple: