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Get in shape, meet other moms: Learn more about Team in Training in Savannah @ Holiday Social, Dec. 11

Monday, December 8th, 2014

Holiday Social Team in Training Savannah Women's Publix Half Marathon

 

Curious about Team In Training and their spring programs?

Stop by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society office for a TNT Holiday Social.

Thursday, December 11th from 6-7:30 pm at 340 Eisenhower Dr. Ste 220 (next door to Sylvan Learning Center). Mingle with TNT alumni, coaches, mentors, LLS staff and enjoy drinks, appetizers and fun prizes!

RSVP here.

Team In Training is accepting applications now for the perfect Moms or Girlfriends event – the Publix Savannah Women’s Half Marathon on March 28 2015.  (FREE race registration for Team in Training Savannah)  Train to walk or run a half marathon or 5K while helping to raise funds to find a cure for blood cancers.

Discount

SouthernMamas.com readers enjoy half off the Team In Training registration fee using coupon code SAVMAMA atwww.teamintraining.org/ga

Plus, FREE race registration for Team in Training Savannah for the Publix Savannah Women’s Half Marathon on March 28 2015.  

About Team in Training

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training program in Savannah is an endurance sports training program open to runners and walkers of all abilities.

Since 1988, the program has helped over 600,000 participants cross the finish line and raise over $1 billion to help cure blood cancers. These are not professional athletes or professional fundraisers, these are folks just like you!

Stay connected by liking Team in Training Savannah Facebook page here.

Team in Training Savannah, www.teamintraining.org/ga/  On Facebook here. Team in Training is SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Moms Make Things Happen: Join Team in Training in Savannah for 50% off registration fee

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Team in Training Savannah Publix race Thinking about signing up for Team In Training in Savannah? Here is what mom, Danielle, has to say about her experience.

“I first signed up with Team In Training for motivation and support to train for my first marathon. My brother is a lymphoma survivor and I wanted to do something to honor him. As luck would have it, just a couple months into training, I discovered I was pregnant! So, I took a little over a year off and signed up again when Jordy was just five months old. I loved being part of a team – everyone was so supportive regardless of fitness ability. Our coach offered much needed motivation and advice as I spent five months training for a full marathon. I was so proud to wear my purple Team in Training shirt on race day!

Fast forward another year and I had the opportunity to co-coach the Moms In Training program. Leading this group of moms and first time runners helped hold me accountable to waking up early every Saturday morning and hitting the pavement. A bonus was that my baby girl, Jordy, could train with me. It was exciting when she rode in the stroller for 5 miles and just smiled and repeated “go team!”

Team In Training is accepting applications now for the perfect Moms or Girlfriends event – the Publix Savannah Women’s Half Marathon on March 28 2015.  (FREE race registration for Team in Training Savannah)  Train to walk or run a half marathon or 5K while helping to raise funds to find a cure for blood cancers.

Discount

SouthernMamas.com readers enjoy half off the Team In Training registration fee using coupon code SAVMAMA at www.teamintraining.org/ga

Visit Team in Training Savannah at the Savannah River Bridge Run Expo on Friday, December 5th from 10-7pm. Stop by the Team In Training booth to sign up or get more info. Mention SouthernMamas.com and receive a special gift.

About Team in Training

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training program in Savannah is an endurance sports training program open to runners and walkers of all abilities.

Since 1988, the program has helped over 600,000 participants cross the finish line and raise over $1 billion to help cure blood cancers. These are not professional athletes or professional fundraisers, these are folks just like you!

Stay connected by liking Team in Training Savannah Facebook page here.

Team in Training Savannah, www.teamintraining.org/ga/  On Facebook here. Team in Training is SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Join Team in Training in Savannah at half-price; enjoy free half marathon training with CREW & free race registration for Publix Savannah Women’s Half Marathon.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

FREE half marathon training with CREW FREE race registration for the inaugural Publix Savannah Women’s Half MarathonThe Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training in Savannah is excited to announce a new partnership with Fleet Feet’s CREW program and the Publix Savannah Women’s Half Marathon.

Team In Training fundraising participants enjoy complimentary half marathon training with CREW and complimentary race registration for the inaugural Publix Savannah Women’s Half Marathon (March 28 2015) You win. Cancer loses.

Plus, Southern Mamas readers can register for Team in Training at half price with coupon code SAVMAMA. Register here.

Attend an Info Meeting this Thursday, November 13th at 6pm to learn more @ LLS Office – 340 Eisenhower Dr. Ste 220. Call 912-436-3273 for details. 

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training program in Savannah is an endurance sports training program open to runners and walkers of all abilities.

Since 1988, the program has helped over 600,000 participants cross the finish line and raise over $1 billion to help cure blood cancers. These are not professional athletes or professional fundraisers, these are folks just like you!

Stay connected by liking Team in Training Savannah Facebook page here.

Event Info: Three events are being offered this season.  1. The Asheville Marathon at Biltmore – March 15th.  A gorgeous course on Biltmore Estate property.  Half and full marathon options. 2. Publix Savannah Women’s Half Marathon & 5K – March 28th   (FREE race registration for Team in Training Savannah) 3. Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon & Half – May 3rd.

Training Info: The local Savannah-based group will begin training on December 13th.  Tuesday and Thursday mornings and evenings and Saturday mornings.  There are several groups of all different paces.  Organizers try to make sure everyone has a buddy.  5K training begins in January.

Team in Training Savannah, www.teamintraining.org/ga/  On Facebook here. Team in Training is SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Endurance Race Services: Savannah races include Love Chocolate Half & 10K; Skidaway Island Marathon

Monday, November 10th, 2014

You’re hooked on races now that you’ve conquered (or cheered on) the Savannah Rock n’Roll Marathon.

Endurance Race Services has lots of fun Savannah area races. See them all by clicking here. Upcoming  ERS Savannah races we’re excited about include:

Love Chocolate Savannah Half Marathon and 10K 2015 ERS Savannah Love Chocolate Half Marathon and 10K
Feb. 14th 2015 9AM
1st Annual Race
Southbridge – Coastal Cathedral – 275 Berwick Boulevard – Savannah, GA 31405
​This Half Marathon and 10k is all about earning your chocolate. Chocolate treats from packet pickup, on the course, all the way to the finishline. Hot Chocolate and Coffee, fondo style treats and a festive finishline will make this a great Valentines Day event for you. Southbridge is beautiful and the course features lakes, perfect lawns, old trees, smooth roads and sidewalks. Learn more here. 

Electronic Non-Chip timing
Finisher Medal and mug included with race registration
Bag and Key Check option
Childcare while you run (3 to 12)
ERS Race Photos are free for download
Race benefits Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia, Waterfront Church & a Local Adoption Campaign. Help out by purchasing some cookies after the race.
Finishline food includes coffee, hot chocolate, chocolate treats and Girl Scout cookies.

Register by clicking here.

Skidaway Island Marathon and Half Marathon 2015 Savannah races Skidaway Island Marathon and Half Marathon
April 4th 2015, 8AM
Skidaway Institute of Oceanography – 30 Ocean Science Circle – Savannah, GA 31411

Savannah has been called America’s most beautiful City and Skidaway Island is one of its jewels. This is your opportunity to run where Savannah residents want to, it isn’t on your every day tourist website because this course is hosted in the premiere Island Neighborhood; The Landings Association and The Landings Club. Learn more here.

The Course:
You will enjoy miles of perfect scenery, amazing marsh and river front views, elegant homes and sneek peaks of the Landings Golf Courses. This is mostly an open course because the traffic is minimal, and you’ll likely share the road with a homeowner enjoying their daily golf cart ride. The course is almost entirely paved, generally flat other then a Savannah hill (one over pass).

Register by clicking here. 

ERS Annual Race Pass
Register now to run all year for below early bird pricing.

2015 annual race pass includes Endurance Race Services Biggest Race Ever – the Skidaway Island Marathon April 4th 2015.

Learn more here.

Endurance Race Services, LLC is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser, www.savannahraces.com/ On Facebook here. On Twitter here. 

Join Team in Training in Savannah: Get in shape. Meet other moms. Help fight cancer

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Savannah Team in training Leukemia Looking for a meaningful way to get in shape and make new friends?

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training program in Savannah is an endurance sports training program open to runners and walkers of all abilities.

Since 1988, the program has helped over 600,000 participants cross the finish line and raise over $1 billion to help cure blood cancers. These are not professional athletes or professional fundraisers, these are folks just like you!

Stop by the TNT Expo Booth to learn more:

*Sun. Nov. 2, 11 AM-6 PM at the Savannah Food Day Festival in Daffin Park.

*Thurs. Nov. 6, 1-7 pm or Fri. Nov 7,10-7pm at the Rock n Roll Savannah Marathon Expo at the Convention Center on Hutchinson Island

*Fri. Dec. 5 10 AM-6 PM at Savannah River Bridge Run Expo, Savannah Civic Center, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave.

For more details, contact Jennie.Brewster@LLS.org or 912-436-3273.

Team In Training Program Info: TNT is an endurance sports training program designed to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Participants raise money to help cure blood cancers by crossing the finish line.  The program is open to runners and walkers of all abilities.

Event Info: Three events are being offered this season.  1. The Asheville Marathon at Biltmore – March 15th.  A gorgeous course on Biltmore Estate property.  Half and full marathon options. 2. Publix Savannah Women’s Half Marathon & 5K – March 28th  3. Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon & Half – May 3rd.

Training Info: The local Savannah-based group will begin training on December 13th.  Tuesday and Thursday mornings and evenings and Saturday mornings.  There are several groups of all different paces.  Organizers try to make sure everyone has a buddy.  5K training begins in January.

Learn More Info:  www.teamintraining.org/ga or contact Jennie.Brewster@LLS.org or 912-436-3273.

Come learn more at these information meetings:

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Office
340 Eisenhower Drive, Suite 220
Thurs. Nov. 13
6 PM

TNT Holiday Social
Thurs. Dec. 11
Details to come at www.lls.org/ga/savannah

Stay connected by liking Team in Training Savannah Facebook page here.

Team in Training Savannah, www.teamintraining.org/ga/  On Facebook here. Team in Training is SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah’s Monster Run 5K & Costume Contest, Lake Mayer, Oct. 11

Sunday, October 5th, 2014

Savannah's Monster Run 5K

Monster Run 2014
Oct. 11

Lake Mayer Park: 1850 E Montgomery Cross Rd, Savannah, 31406
Presented by the Kicklighter Academy for their fight against autism.
Monsters and Heroes alike are invited to this costume 5K. Running around the Lake Mayer Park on a special mission. Proceeds benefit families affected by autism working with the Kicklighter Resource Center. Optional Eat the Peep Challenge available for the Monster in you. Race includes the Kicklighter Puzzle Piece finisher Medal, post race refreshments and T-Shirt.
Details here.

Schedule:
Friday Packet Pickup 10 to 5 at the Kicklighter Resource Center 7219 Seawright Drive
Saturday:
7:45A: Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup opens
8:40A: Kids Run and Kids Eat the Peep Challenge
9A: 5K and Eat the Peep Challenge

FOR MORE FALL FESTIVALS & HALLOWEEN EVENTS, VISIT OUR FALL FUN GUIDE BY CLICKING HERE. 

KiDS Rock Savannah 2014: 1 mile fun run, Daffin Park, Nov. 9

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Kids Rock Savannah 2014 1 mile fun run

Finishing a marathon is child’s play with KiDS ROCK Savannah – a one-mile fun run for children in grades K – 7. This non-competitive, non-timed event is all about having fun & making it to the finish line. Kindergarten distance is a half mile run.

Kids Rock 2014
Sunday, Nov. 9
Daffin Park in Savannah, GA
For race time, click here.
Run with your friends. Team Registration available! Read more here.

Participants can become full marathon finishers by completing a 25.2-mile training program prior to race day or they can just run, walk or jog the one-mile course on race day. Every child is a winner & will be rewarded with an official race number, T-shirt, goodie bag & colorful medal – just for finishing!

Associated with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon, 1/2 Marathon & Relay, Nov. 8.
Learn more here.

FOR MORE SAVANNAH FALL KIDS’ EVENTS, VISIT OUR FALL FUN GUIDE 2014 HERE. 

Superhero 5K & Family Run/Walk, Superhero Costume Contest, Statesboro, Sept. 13

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Georgia Child Care Association's Superhero 5K in Statesboro Are you ready for some healthy family fun?

Childcare Network  is sponsoring the Georgia Child Care Association’s Superhero 5K Run/Walk.

This family-friendly event will be held in Statesboro on September 13 2014.

There will be fun awards and even a superhero costume contest.

So bring your super family for a super time.

Register and get more information here.

Childcare Network, 350 Johnny Mercer Drive, Savannah 31410, 912-897-3888, Childcare Network is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Join Moms in Training in Savannah: Get in shape. Meet other moms. Help fight cancer

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Moms in Training group Savannah Pooler Richmond Hill

Here’s a great way to get in shape, meet other moms & help fight cancer.

Take part in Moms in Training in Savannah.

Moms In Training includes weekly Saturday morning training sessions (8-9 am at Daffin Park), a training shirt and entry into the Rock n Roll Savannah Half Marathon Relay on Nov. 8 2014.

Next session begins August 16 2014.

To register: www.teamintraining.org/ga
More Info: Jennie.Brewster@LLS.org or 912-436-3273

What is Moms In Training?
Moms In Training is a flexible, 12-week training program for Savannah area moms to get in shape, meet other moms and help fight blood cancers. Trainings take place for one hour on the weekends with other social event opportunities during the week. The program culminates with optional participation in the Rock n Roll Savannah Half Marathon Relay on November 8th 2014.

Check out the Moms in Training Facebook event page by clicking here. 

Even though it’s called Moms in Training, dads are welcome to join, too. You don’t necessarily need to be a mom to take part. If someone is interested in training for the half marathon relay and has lots of patience with kiddos, they are welcome to join the program too.

Moms in Training Savannah group Why Join?
Leukemia is the most common cancer in children and adolescents less than 20 years old. In 1964, the chance of surviving Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL), the most common form of childhood leukemia, was 3%. Thanks to treatments advanced by LLS, children 15 years old and younger who are fighting ALL today have a 92% chance for survival.

LLS and Moms In Training participants are saving lives, and all moms are invited to join the fight for a cure.

Can I bring my child to trainings?
Yes! As long as your baby is able to remain in the stroller, you are welcome to bring him or her to trainings. The workouts allow you to exercise with a stroller, but it is not necessary. Some moms prefer to use the hour as “me” time! Keep in mind, strollers will not be allowed on the race course at the Rock n Roll Savannah Half Marathon Relay.

What do trainings consist of?
Trainings will consist of running, walking, cross training and stretching.

I’m not an athlete! Can I really do this?
Yes! Moms of all levels join the program. You will receive incredible coach support as well as a training calendar that you can follow on your own. The program is extremely flexible, and you are supported 100% of the way.

How much do I fundraise to participate?
Moms commit to raising $500 to help fight blood cancers. There is a $50 registration fee to join which is credited toward your fundraising goal. Upon registering, you will receive your own fundraising website as well as fundraising support from LLS staff. The average mom raises $1,500!

I know someone personally affected by cancer. Can I train in honor or memory of them?
Absolutely. Moms in Training encourages you to honor someone you know who has been affected by ANY type of cancer.

How do I sign up?
1. Visit www.teamintraining.org/ga/firsttimehere/signup
2. Click “Sign Up as an Individual.”
3. Enter your zip code.
4. Scroll over and select “Moms In Training” as your event.
5. Complete the registration and you’re ready to save lives!

Questions? Contact Jennie.Brewster@LLS.org or 912-436-3273

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Safe Kids Savannah Youth Triathlon, Sept. 6

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Savannah Kids Triathlon 2014

If your kids did the TD Bank Hilton Head Kids’ Triathlon this past weekend, then chances are they’re hooked on triathlons.

So be sure to sign up for the upcoming kids triathlon in Savannah. The Safe Kids Savannah Youth Triathlon (kids ages 7-15) is Sept.6. The swimming, biking and running event will be held around Lake Mayer and the Chatham County Aquatic Center for youth ages 7 to 15.

Save money by registering before Aug. 31. Pre-register before Aug. 31: $45. Register Sept. 1-5: $55.

More info here.  

So as the organizers says: come on and give it a ‘Tri.’