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Couch to 5K Training Program for Moms' Run

We are thrilled Fleet Feet Sports Mt. Pleasant has selected the Moms' Run for its No Boundaries Couch to 5K Training Program. This offer is complimentary to those participating in the Moms' Run. This is a $75 value and a great way to get ready for the Moms' Run 5K on May 11. Fleet Feet is a fitness store opening in Mount Pleasant this spring. This is a 10-week program for walkers, run/walkers and joggers so it's perfect for those new to a running program. Training times are Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings. You also receive coaching, educational seminars, goal setting and a T-shirt.

Learn more and get signed up! 

Thank you, Fleet Feet, for supporting the 2013 Moms' Run!

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2013 Moms' Run Registration Open

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Registration is open for the 2013 Moms’ Run! The race begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 11 at Blackbaud Stadium on Daniel Island. Stay after the race for Family Fun Day with activities for children, entertainment, food and music. Admission to Family Fun Day is free with your Moms’ Run registration. A $10 donation is suggested for non-race attendees.

Race registration is $25; $30 for stroller registration (includes child T-shirt); $15 for children 10 and under. Prices increase May 1. Register before May 1 to guarantee a T-shirt and race bag. Ladies fit T-shirts are available this year! Group discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. Please email contact@ppdsupport.org to register a group.

The Importance of Support

Great article in The Post and Courier today on PPD and highlighting the Moms' Run: Postpartum Depression: Information, a supportive community critical to helping women

When Sarah Moore’s husband pointedly asked her if she was having thoughts of hurting herself or her 2-month-old daughter, Moore could only nod.

“If he hadn’t asked me that, I wouldn’t have told him,” the West Ashley mom says.

Moore was trapped in a guilty spiral of worrisome thoughts that are common among women with postpartum depression, according to experts.

“I was super anxious. I would wake up in the morning with a knot in my stomach thinking about having to get through the day with her,” Moore says. “It’s not at all what I pictured it to be. I felt so guilty about that.”

While Moore felt she was the only woman to ever feel that way, an average of 15 percent of new moms experienced symptoms of postpartum depression between 2004 and ’08, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Read the full story.