SheJumps Hops on Board with Bad to the Bone for the Real Girls Run Half Marathon & 5k


May 13th, 2014 – Bad to the Bone Endurance Sports is excited to announce a partnership with SheJumps for the Real Girls Run Half Marathon and 5k this fall. With this relationship, SheJumps’ local Richmond chapter will be leading a virtual training program for women targeting the November 23rd Half Marathon and 5k.

“Our mission at SheJumps is to increase the participation of women in outdoor activities, and we couldn't be happier about partnering with Bad to the Bone,” said Cristy Watson, Southeast Regional Coordinator for SheJumps. “Creating a 16-week training program, where women can support each other as they train for the race, fits in well with our mission and desire to create a community of woman who are passionate about being active in the outdoors and eager to share that passion with others.”

2014 will be the 4th running of the Real Girls Run 5k, and the second year for the half marathon which exploded in popularity last year. “We’ve found that women are really aiming for that half marathon goal right now,” says Alyssa Godesky, the Director of Marketing for Bad to the Bone. “Partnering with SheJumps to create a training program to help participants reach their goal is a huge piece of the puzzle, and we’re thrilled to be making this happen!”

There will be training options for both the 5k and the half marathon. The training program will be $30 and signups are available at Race registration for both the Real Girls Run Half Marathon and 5K is also now open at The program will be suitable for runners of all abilities.

About Bad to the Bone Endurance Sports
As a leader in the event production business, Bad to the Bone Endurance Sports directs premiere road and trail events in some of the most iconic locations all over the United States. Bad to the Bone Endurance Sports strives to motivate runners of all backgrounds to challenge themselves. For over 12 years, Bad to the Bone Endurance Sports events have reflected owners James Russell Gill III and Dr. Francesca Conte decades-long knowledge and passion for running.

About SheJumps
Our mission is to increase female participation in outdoor activities. We accomplish this by creating high-visibility “Get the Girls Out!” events, outdoor education, youth initiatives and grassroots recreational gatherings. The SheJumps community consists of females of all backgrounds and ages who help one another reach their highest potential through outdoor adventures and education.