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Sole to Soul Running is a very special kind of running/walking group. No matter what your fitness level, you'll find the support you need to accomplish goals you never thought were possible!

We offer support if you're just starting out or an experienced runner or walker. It's a great time to run -- or learn to run -- or walk. This group is for YOU; no matter what your pace or experience, we think you're perfect!  

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I'm not a certified coach or physician -- just someone who knows that running with wonderful people makes for a wonderful life.  Please see About Us for important information about my coaching skills (or lack thereof).  

Here's the thing:  It may start with the sole, but it changes the soul! 

We'd love for you to join us on our Saturday morning and race day adventures. See our Training Schedule each week for our meeting place and mileage. 


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Monday, July 14, 2014

Start Out...and Keep Going

I recently got the chance to meet Beth, a wonderful woman who ran her first full marathon when she was 56.  Shortly after that, she suffered some health problems -- but she searched until she found a doctor who wanted to solve her problems, not just keep her alive! She ran her second full marathon when she was 60 and is a legacy runner for the San Diego Rock 'n Roll Full (she has run every year since it began).

Beth has now run 53 full marathons -- just couldn't even tell me how many halves "Oh, I just can't keep track of all those." 

And she is 81.   

She is amazing, but she is NO MORE AMAZING than any of our Solemates.   

You, too, made a brave decision to start running, and as long as you continue to put one foot in front of the other, you are just as brave, just as committed, just as inspiration.

Most of you know that I have a goal of running as many halves as I am years old (right now, I'm at 37 of 52), but I realized yesterday that I have another aspiration: I would love it if, 30 years from now, some young 52-year-old whippersnapper would come up to me and ask to be in a picture with me while waiting for a race to start.  

Tell ya what: Let's make it a group shot. We've all started out; let's keep it going.  At peace with our pace...for years to come!

Love you all -- and we'll see you Saturday.   

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Many of our members joined Sole to Soul to train for their first 1/2 marathon. Most of us never thought that running 13.1 miles was even possible when we first started training but, together, we learned that we could do it.

Our running motto is "At Peace With My Pace." I believe that with encouragement and support, you can cross the finish line -- still upright, smiling and ready to sign up for another adventure.

You can do this, too; please email me with questions!

Judy Minich
Founder, Sole to Soul Running


The Joy of Our Journey
It takes courage to set a goal, but it feels SO GOOD to get there!


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