Trail Sisters is creating a Women's Trail Running Online Journal and Community.
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Hiya! Gina Lucrezi here, Founder of TrailSisters.net and the Trail Sisters Community. After much debate and consideration, I've decided to create a Patreon account for Trail Sisters.

I started this online journal out of frustration for the lack of content and encouragement towards women interested in trail running. My goal is to grow women's participation in trail running, but by doing it through stories and acts of inspiration, education and empowerment. I honestly had no idea how the journal would be accepted, but knew doing something was better than doing nothing. As most of you know or have noticed, it wasn't before long that interest had boomed (yay!!!).

The reception, appreciation and demand has been astounding. I find myself working on the site and community at all hours of the day. All I think is what else can I provide to the community, and how else can I get more women on the trails. It took me a while to realize this is no longer a hobby or side project, but something much bigger, and something needing my full attention.



I've been transforming the journal into a crowd sourced platform to share stories and tips. I’m not a journalist or editor by trade, but I work with contributors on their articles, while continually seeking out more content for the site. Though written word is impactful, I find that it's equally important to convey the Trail Sisters message in person.

Last year I uprooted my life in Boulder, CO and took to the road for 9 months to provide free presentations and group discussions (30 total) across the USA and Canada. I also travel to races such as the Western States Endurance Run, Hardrock 100 and the Leadville Trail 100 to host q&a sessions with female athletes.

On top of that, I’ve created a women's community team of 300 (and growing), women’s only trail running retreats, and even a Trail Run Adventure Grant providing six women $500 to tackle their dream adventure.

Up until now, I’ve been running TrailSisters.net and growing the community all while working other contract jobs, and as you can tell, Trail Sisters is large enough to demand all of my time and energy.

With that being said, I’m aiming to make Trail Sisters my career so that I can continue to provide a platform delivering original free content, community participation, opportunities on the trails and much much more...which will be disclosed to the TS patron family only! :)

My ask, if you are enjoying the content, the community and are a fan of the Trail Sisters mission, consider making a monthly donation. Any little bit helps and will go farther than you think. I'll put your generosity to use on site upgrades, new hardware, cornerstone content, free presentations and discussions, and some really cool secret projects I've been planning (shared with patrons). The result of your generosity will help in creating a larger and stronger women's trail running community.

Thank YOU for your support and consideration, I'm excited to see what we can continue to build together.

-Gina Lucrezi


Tiers
Trail Sisters Fan
$1 or more per month
Virtual high fives and hugs! Thank you so much for your support, and being an awesome advocate for women on the trails!
Trail Sister
$3 or more per month
For your generosity of $3 per month you will receive:


  • Personalized Thank You Note
  • Trail Sisters Vinyl Sticker
  • Access to our Patron-only feed which includes a variety of discussion topics, questions, advice, and more.
Inspire
$5 or more per month
For your generosity of $5 per month, you will receive:


  • Personalized Thank You Note
  • Trail Sisters Sticker Pack (4 stickers)
  • Access to our Patron-only feed which includes a variety of discussion topics, questions, advice, and more.
Educate
$10 or more per month
For your generosity of $10 per month, you will receive All of the above and: 


  • Special Trail Sisters Patron Trucker Hat
Empower
$20 or more per month
For your generosity of $20 per month, you will receive All of the above and:


  • Guaranteed Spot (kit) on Team Trail Sisters 
Team Trail Sister
$50 or more per month
Wowsa! For your generosity of $50 per month, you will receive All of the above and:


  • Guaranteed Team Trail Sisters Spot and ONE free Team Kit
  • One hour Facetime/Skype call with Gina Lucrezi to talk shop, current events, training, or whatever you want!
Super Sister
$100 or more per month
Holy cow! Talk about incredible! For your generosity of $100 per month, you will receive All of the above and:


  • Four one-hour long Facetime/Skype call with Gina Lucrezi to talk shop, current events, training, or whatever you want!
  • Your name included on our TrailSisters.net partner and sponsors page.
Ultimate Sister
$500 or more per month
This is our "shooting for the stars" tier! For your mind-blowing generosity of $500 per month, you will receive All of the above and: 


  • A personal weekend retreat with Gina Lucrezi in the Roaring Fork Valley of Colorado. Includes: guided trail runs, amazing food, hot springs, yoga, and more!
Goals
56 of 100 patrons
The Trail Sisters community has been an amazing force thus far, so I’m going to set the first goal at 100 patrons.

Upgrading Trail Sisters hosting has been high up on the pricey to-do list (especially after our recent two crashes!). When Trail Sisters hits 100 patrons, I’ll up upgrade the hosting for faster speed and performance, so that you can enjoy a better site experience!
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Hiya! Gina Lucrezi here, Founder of TrailSisters.net and the Trail Sisters Community. After much debate and consideration, I've decided to create a Patreon account for Trail Sisters.

I started this online journal out of frustration for the lack of content and encouragement towards women interested in trail running. My goal is to grow women's participation in trail running, but by doing it through stories and acts of inspiration, education and empowerment. I honestly had no idea how the journal would be accepted, but knew doing something was better than doing nothing. As most of you know or have noticed, it wasn't before long that interest had boomed (yay!!!).

The reception, appreciation and demand has been astounding. I find myself working on the site and community at all hours of the day. All I think is what else can I provide to the community, and how else can I get more women on the trails. It took me a while to realize this is no longer a hobby or side project, but something much bigger, and something needing my full attention.



I've been transforming the journal into a crowd sourced platform to share stories and tips. I’m not a journalist or editor by trade, but I work with contributors on their articles, while continually seeking out more content for the site. Though written word is impactful, I find that it's equally important to convey the Trail Sisters message in person.

Last year I uprooted my life in Boulder, CO and took to the road for 9 months to provide free presentations and group discussions (30 total) across the USA and Canada. I also travel to races such as the Western States Endurance Run, Hardrock 100 and the Leadville Trail 100 to host q&a sessions with female athletes.

On top of that, I’ve created a women's community team of 300 (and growing), women’s only trail running retreats, and even a Trail Run Adventure Grant providing six women $500 to tackle their dream adventure.

Up until now, I’ve been running TrailSisters.net and growing the community all while working other contract jobs, and as you can tell, Trail Sisters is large enough to demand all of my time and energy.

With that being said, I’m aiming to make Trail Sisters my career so that I can continue to provide a platform delivering original free content, community participation, opportunities on the trails and much much more...which will be disclosed to the TS patron family only! :)

My ask, if you are enjoying the content, the community and are a fan of the Trail Sisters mission, consider making a monthly donation. Any little bit helps and will go farther than you think. I'll put your generosity to use on site upgrades, new hardware, cornerstone content, free presentations and discussions, and some really cool secret projects I've been planning (shared with patrons). The result of your generosity will help in creating a larger and stronger women's trail running community.

Thank YOU for your support and consideration, I'm excited to see what we can continue to build together.

-Gina Lucrezi


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Tiers
Trail Sisters Fan
$1 or more per month
Virtual high fives and hugs! Thank you so much for your support, and being an awesome advocate for women on the trails!
Trail Sister
$3 or more per month
For your generosity of $3 per month you will receive:


  • Personalized Thank You Note
  • Trail Sisters Vinyl Sticker
  • Access to our Patron-only feed which includes a variety of discussion topics, questions, advice, and more.
Inspire
$5 or more per month
For your generosity of $5 per month, you will receive:


  • Personalized Thank You Note
  • Trail Sisters Sticker Pack (4 stickers)
  • Access to our Patron-only feed which includes a variety of discussion topics, questions, advice, and more.
Educate
$10 or more per month
For your generosity of $10 per month, you will receive All of the above and: 


  • Special Trail Sisters Patron Trucker Hat
Empower
$20 or more per month
For your generosity of $20 per month, you will receive All of the above and:


  • Guaranteed Spot (kit) on Team Trail Sisters 
Team Trail Sister
$50 or more per month
Wowsa! For your generosity of $50 per month, you will receive All of the above and:


  • Guaranteed Team Trail Sisters Spot and ONE free Team Kit
  • One hour Facetime/Skype call with Gina Lucrezi to talk shop, current events, training, or whatever you want!
Super Sister
$100 or more per month
Holy cow! Talk about incredible! For your generosity of $100 per month, you will receive All of the above and:


  • Four one-hour long Facetime/Skype call with Gina Lucrezi to talk shop, current events, training, or whatever you want!
  • Your name included on our TrailSisters.net partner and sponsors page.
Ultimate Sister
$500 or more per month
This is our "shooting for the stars" tier! For your mind-blowing generosity of $500 per month, you will receive All of the above and: 


  • A personal weekend retreat with Gina Lucrezi in the Roaring Fork Valley of Colorado. Includes: guided trail runs, amazing food, hot springs, yoga, and more!