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Mother Runner!

Ask a mother how her day went and you may often hear the word “running” in the answer as in: running errands, running after the kids, running to make an appointment.

Thursday in the first half of Up to Date, Steve Kraske talks with with two women who are mothers and runners.  Dimity McDowell and Sarah Bowen Shea, authors of Run Like a Mother and Train Like a Mother: How to Get Across Any Finish Line - and Not Lose Your Family, Job, or Sanity give us some advice and practical strategies to help multitasking moms make running part of their busy lives. 

Dimity and Sarah are also the authors of the website, AnotherMotherRunner.com

Are you a mother...and a runner? How do you balance your life? Tell us: comment below, post on KCUR's Facebook page, call 816 235 2888 during the program, or email us: uptodate@kcur.org.

MORE INFORMATION: Dimity McDowell and Sarah Bowen Shea speak this evening at 6:30 at Unity Temple on the Plaza, 707 W. 47th Street, Kansas City, Mo. as part of KC Express’ 30th birthday. Tickets are $10. Click here for more information.

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Stephen Steigman is director of Classical KC and chief of broadcast operations for KCUR 89.3 and 91.9 Classical KC. You can email him at stephen@kcur.org.
When I host Up To Date each morning at 9 a.m., my aim is to engage the community in conversations about the Kansas City area’s challenges, hopes and opportunities. I try to ask the questions that listeners want answered about the day’s most pressing issues and provide a place for residents to engage directly with newsmakers. My email is steve@kcur.org.