First Strides is a beginner walking & running workshop For women.  Do you sometimes imagine yourself fit and strong, striding comfortably down the road during an easy workout or a 5K event?  You know being more active makes you healthier, but you may not know how to get started?

This gradual 12-week program will help you comfortably progress to walking, jogging, running or some combination at a pace that’s right for you.

Monday evenings beginning September 13th through November 29th. Workshops meet from 5:30pm to 6:45pm rain or shine!

Mulberry Park located at 123 Mulberry St, Shallotte NC 28470

Women 12 to 112 years of all shapes, sizes and abilities. No experience necessary! Bring your daughters, mothers, neighbors, co-workers, friends or come solo.

*No Pets and Always consult your doctor before beginning any exercise program.

Weekly workshops include a group walk/jog/run, stretching and a brief discussion of various topics: proper walk/run shoes, training principles, injury prevention, safety, heart health, motivation, nutrition and more. Come dressed for activity.

All who complete this program will be able to participate in and complete a 5K Walk/Run

Area walking and running enthusiasts from the RunCRP, the Grand Strand Running Club and others volunteer their time to lead and support your progress!

$40. Fee includes 12-weekly workshops, instruction, group walk/run, mentors, literature and a graduation shirt (if earned…must attend 8 of 12 workshops). Workshop fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.