Up & Running is more than a workout…
It’s a portal to exhilarating growth & transformation — the kind that happens when you get off the couch, out of your head, and back into your body.
We offer e-courses for super-new and seasoned runners tackling 5K, 10K, and half-marathon runs — and training guides to keep the momentum rolling, between races. We coach marathoners and help exercise beginners get Up & Moving. We’ve got a vibrant members forum for our e-course rockstars. Free wisdom, on our blog. And a big mission to fulfill — one million women, Up & Running.
Whether you’re in Australia or Antarctica — and whether you’re a size 2 or a size 26 — our practical & passionate programmes will get you on your feet, out the door, and into the world.
Just trust us. You’ll see.
Meet your makers
Up & Running was created by expert Running Coach Julia Jones (an American in Italy) and Community Director Shauna Reid (an Australian in Scotland).
Julia (a big-time blog-fan & admirer) convinced Shauna that she didn’t need to be “skinny” to start running, and nudged a reluctant Shauna into her first 5K training programme.
Shauna said YES. Then what-the-eff-have-I-done. Then sweet-Jesus-I’ve-DONE-it!
A decade of emails, virtual coaching calls and platonic love notes later, Julia pitched Shauna a bold new idea: an online coaching website for women who want to transform their bodies, and take their lives to a gorgeous new level. Long-distance running meets personal development, with e-courses & goodies & forums, galore!
Shauna said YES. Then no-thank-you-just-kidding. Then swung back, with a resounding LET’S DO THIS!
We met in person for the very first time in January of 2011. Up & Running was born a month later. Since then, we’ve helped hundreds of women run, walk, skip and sprint over all kinds of finish lines — building not only strong bodies, but self-worth & courage.
Not bad for two ladies, a pair of laptops, and a dream.