REGIONAL NEWS:

SheJumps Annual Report

Our fiscal year runs July 1-June 30, so here are the results for the AMAZING things we accomplished in 2017-2018. It was truly a banner year for SheJumps. You can view the entire report by clicking here. The highlights: —2,779 participants (12,000 served since 2007) —124 events —853 youth served —13% growth YOY Here’s a… Read more »

My Hero Kit is in my Pocket for Good

When I heard SheJumps was going to partner up with Hero Kits, I was psyched to try this sweet package of mountain bike tool goodies. I spend a lot of time on my mountain bike, and I am usually pretty fortunate when it comes to keeping my bike running. All that being said, I am… Read more »

Meet Our Midwest Regional Coordinator

Katie Bailey Kalamazoo and Metro-Detroit, Michigan Favorite Quote “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” -Albert Einstein Favorite Outdoor Space I’m a Michigan girl through and through. I love visiting the lakes and heading… Read more »

Kalamazoo Bike Maintenance Round-Up

This past Saturday SheJumps Midwest brought 16 amazing women together to learn a bit more about their bikes. The clinic started with some amazing Bike Fuel coffee from Just Coffee Cooperative. From there, we practiced changing a flat, discussed what to carry on a ride, and learned how to keep our bikes running smoothly. Tim Krone owner… Read more »

Good Form Running Clinic and Get the Girls Out Trail Run

Hi Midwest! We are offering a good form running clinic followed by a trail run Sunday, August 11th. The run coaches from Gazelle Sports are going to show us how to run efficiently, safely, and strongly on the Al Sabo trails just outside of Kalamazoo. This an opportunity to learn a few things about trail running,… Read more »

Outdoor Education: Kalamazoo Bike Clinic July 27th

When: July 27th, 10 a.m. (We will have coffee!) Where: PEDAL Bike Shop, 611 West Michigan Ave / Kalamazoo, MI 49007 www.pedalbicycle.com Cost: $20 Please RSVP to laurel@shejumps.org, the event space is limited to 20 women. In this two hour bike maintenance clinic, Southwest Michigan women will learn some basic biking survival skills. PEDAL bike… Read more »

Meet Midwest Ambassador Laurel Peak!

Hometown: Augusta, MI Home mountain or favorite outdoor place? My favorite mountain of all time is Mount Moosilauke in the White Mountains in New Hampshire. My goal is to hike Moosilauke every year of my life! Favorite quote: “Be so happy that when others see you, it makes them smile!” -paraphrased from a yogi tea bag…. Read more »