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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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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

New Year. New Possibilities.

2016 has been an interesting year.


  • I think of those of you who ran the San Diego RnR Full -- and what an incredible triumph that was.
  • I think of those of you, like me, overcame setbacks and just kept going.
  • I think of all the amazing friendships formed, support demonstrated and finish lines crossed.


You are all magnificent -- and you have much to be proud of.

I also think of all my Solemates from over the years -- especially those who want to come back but just can't quite make it. For all of you, I offer you this:

1. Don't worry about the past -- what you could or could not do before.  You get a clean slate, a fresh start.

2. You have the best support system here EVER.  Trust me -- I needed it.  I understand just how hard it is to feel like you've gone backwards, and what I learned this year is that it's totally okay to be at whatever level you're at TODAY.  Actually, no one really cares!  I mean, they care about you -- not how fast or gracefully or tough you are.  You will be loved here.

3. Just set your alarm and drag yourself out of bed and get your ass going.  You don't have to be happy about it at the time. You can curse my name.  You can be grumpy in the car.  But you'll feel better later. We both know that.

4.  You love hills.

5.  I miss you.  I want you back.  Be the new kid again and experience the joys of rediscovering what you're capable of.

2017? Bring it on!  We can do it!  It's going to be amazing!

So... let's be amazed together.  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


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