Welcome to Simply Women Ohio!

We are a small charitable organization started and maintained by students in the Yellow Springs, Ohio school district. Please click here for more information about the history of the organization and our annual fundraiser, the Simply Women 5k Run/Walk for Women and Girls.

Our goals reflect the reach of Simply Women Ohio:

  • Increasing participation of girls in sports and an overall lifestyle of health and fitness
  • Demonstrating and emphasizing how being part of a team or group of fitness-minded women can be fun and build a sense of community
  • Developing broader support structures in the Yellow Springs community for young women participating in sports and other healthy activities.

Our activities focus on these goals and include not only the annual 5k event, and purchase of uniforms and equipment for local female athletics, but also educational programs for girls in middle/high school in collaboration with Yellow Springs Schools, 365 Project, and the Human Relations Commission.

Annual Simply Women 5k run/walk for women and girls

2014-SWO-5KLogo-2c-012-datePlease join us in 2015 the 7th Annual Simply Women 5k!  This is an opportunity to make a tremendous and lasting impact on an entire community of young women. Because of our sponsors and participants, we are able to do some pretty amazing work in lives of girls. We have been told by participating women of all ages (ranging 4-80 years, so far) that the 5k event alone has been life changing! Wow!

For 2014 race results and photos, click here.

Good Time Had by All!

6th Annual SWO 5k HUGE Success! What a terrific event! Great weather (a bit humid, though), an amazingly large turnout, fantastic energy, and a ton of fun! Women of all ages (infants in joggers to 80+ years old) came out to show their support for young women, fitness, female athletics, and to share in a […]

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2014 Leadership in Athletics Award

[caption id="attachment_781" align="alignright" width="300"] L-R: Alice, Paloma, Rachele & Molly[/caption] The 4th Annual Leadership in Athletics Award of $500 goes to ...

Simply Women on WYSO Aug. 2013

[caption id="attachment_746" align="alignleft" width="210"] Organizers for Simply Women of Ohio. (from left) Alice Miller, Paloma Wiggins and Molly Hendrickson.Credit Wayne ...