FIRST: Females in Running Stronger Together Clinic

Fri July 28, 2023 Minster, OH 45865 US Directions


T-shirt deadline is July 15th.  There will be supplies at check-in while supplies last!


This is a one day clinic to educate females runners, parents and coaches to positively impact and promote healthy lifelong success in running and life. Topics include nutrition, goals, mindset, confidence, perseverance and more. Past speakers included an Olympian, Sports Psychologist, NCAA All-Americans, College Coach and Nutritionist.


2023 Speakers: More TBA

Shannon Thompson: Mental Performance Coach for Northern Arizona University, who have won 6 of last 7 NCAA National Championships.  She also works with professional and high school runners.

Sara Mason Vergote: Head Cross Country/Assistant Track & Field Coach at Ohio State University

Ali Schulze: Director of Healthy Living at YMCA of Greater Dayton where she oversees wellness programs and initiatives for Dayton community and area companies.   

Karlyn Steenbock - Athletic trainer at Dayton Children’s Center for Female Athletes

Geron Stokes: Head football coach at Dublin Coffman High School 


2022 Speakers:

Abbey Cooper (D'Agostino) - Professional running for New Balance, 2016 Rio Olympian in 5k, and 7 time NCAA Champion at Dartmouth

Dr. Jake Cooper - Sports Psychologist - Appalachian State University. Dr. Cooper is both licensed as a psychologist (HSPP) and certified as a mental performance consultant (CMPC).

Abby Grimm - Registered Dietitian with FWDFuel

Dr. Sunni Lomnicki (Olding) - Doctor of Chiropractic, All-American at University of Notre Dame, 

Dara Ford - Head Track and XC Coach at Otterbein University. She was a 5-time NCAA D3 National Qualifier at University of Mount Union.



8:15-9:00 - Group Run (optional) The run with start at the front entrance of the elementary school and we will run on crushed limestone trail.  Chance to run and interact with some of the speakers.  We will have locker rooms available post run to shower and change.

8:45-9:30 - Continental Breakfast (yogurt, fruit, muffins, coffee)

9:00-9:30 - Conference check-in (Minster Elementary Cafeteria)

9:30-9:40 - Opening remarks 

9:40-10:30 - Session #1 

10:40-11:25 - Session #2

11:30-12:15  -Session #3 

12:15-1:00   - Lunch provided  

1:00-1:45 - Session #4 

1:50-2:35 - Session #5 

2:40-3:25 - Session #6  

3:30 Closing Remarks


50 E. 7th St
Minster, OH US 45865

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