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Holiday Run Club
All Levels
duration_icon4 weeks

Join fellow runners to stay motivated during this busy time of year. Our club isn’t competitive, it’s all about making time for yourself and enjoying some holiday fun! We'll be talking cookie recipes, sharing playlists... oh, and running to have fun and feel good.

The Holiday Run Club is led by RRCA-certified running coach Layne Turley, who is there to support and cheer you on throughout the plan. This club is great for runners and run/walkers at all levels, with beginner, intermediate and advanced options in each running workout.

Holiday Run Club includes:

  • A free 4 week training program of 3 runs a week and 2 light strength workouts, plus weekly self care.

  • Texts from your certified running coach Layne Pace for questions, support, and accountability.

  • A group chat with other holiday run club members for high fives and Netflix holiday specials recommendations. ☃️

Who should join?

Beginner and intermediate runners and run/walkers who are looking to stay active during the holidays. We're not training for a race or trying to break any records here!

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Your Coach
Layne Pace Turley
I'm Layne, founder of Start-Her Running Company. I specialize in coaching women and beginner recreational runners. My coaching focuses on personal growth — I work to create a connection with the body and soul through running.
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What Our Flock is Saying
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Molly from CA
The accountability aspect of the app, along with the connection to a live and awesome coach, has helped me stay on track with my training during COVID group restrictions.
I am currently using Bird Coach with Team Dirt and Vert and love it! Each day I have an assigned workout (run or cross training), and one day of rest. The accountability aspect of the app, along with the connection to a live and awesome coach, has helped me stay on track with my training during COVID group restrictions. I also appreciate how the developers listen to the users and quickly make improvements to the app, and the new community feature is cool! Highly recommend! - Molly from California
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Robin from CA
The regular text check-ins and weekly virtual happy hours were the accountability that I was looking for and demonstrated that the coaches really cared about helping you get to where you wanted to be in the program.
Years ago, I used to participate (run/walk) in 5ks to half marathons, but it’s been at least 5 years since my last one. I joined the Bird Running Group to help motivate me and to have some accountability to get moving again. The January run club was the perfect fit! All the coaches were extremely friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful! The guidance and weekly run plans were clear and provided you with specific instructions for beginners, intermediates, and experts. I was impressed and excited at how far I’d come from the beginning to the end of the program! The regular text check-ins and weekly virtual happy hours were the accountability that I was looking for and demonstrated that the coaches really cared about helping you get to where you wanted to be in the program. I can’t wait to sign up for more of the Bird programs!
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Suzie E.
”I absolutely LOVE this program and am so thankful you launched it as I was planning to train for my second marathon."
I absolutely LOVE this program and am so thankful you launched it as I was planning to train for my second marathon. The Bird app is super easy to use, and i love that I get a text reminder to log if I forget - and that it does it for me based on my response! I also really appreciate that you incorporate strength into the shorter run days. I have been following RunnersWorld’s training plan, but always felt confused on when I could add strength and how much. This plan totally fits my life!
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Ann S
If it weren’t for the app, I’m not sure I would’ve stuck to my plan.
I was most impressed with how the information was delivered privately on the app every Sunday and it was clear and concise with access to demo videos, ways to contact and have time with my coaches, and gave me variety each week.
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