SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SweatGuru, the marketplace that connects people with fitness classes and experiences, has announced a partnership with Lorna Jane USA, Inc., a premier activewear brand empowering women to live their best life through active living. The two companies have created the Lorna Jane Runs SF Running Club, a group open to all levels of runners and fitness fans and is free for all participants. Designed to be social fun runs, the runs will vary in distances and intensity each week. The runs will start at 10 a.m. every Sunday at the Lorna Jane store in San Francisco, at 2090 Union Street (the corner of Union Street and Webster Street).
"This is a great partnership that combines two forces who believe in inspiring health and fitness in the community," says Jamie Walker, CEO and co-founder of SweatGuru. "It's a great opportunity for both SweatGuru and Lorna Jane to get involved locally, and we are thrilled to offer the SweatGuru platform as the platform for synchronizing local, social groups like the Lorna Jane Runs SF Running Club."
SweatGuru and Lorna Jane plan to broaden their partnership, and establish similar running clubs and fitness groups elsewhere. Lorna Jane, which is headquartered in Australia, has already opened more than 20 additional stores throughout California with plans to expand outside of California in 2014. SweatGuru is also actively seeking partnerships with other fitness companies to start running and fitness clubs around the country.
To sign up for the weekly runs in San Francisco, please visit sweatguru.com/lornajanesf. The first 100 participants will receive a fun giveaway. All participants will receive a 20% discount in the Lorna Jane San Francisco store.
SweatGuru is the online marketplace for fitness classes and experiences. By allowing anyone to organize, discover, book and share fitness classes online, SweatGuru takes the work out of working out. The company offers fitness professionals easy-to-use, affordable online business management solutions for marketing, scheduling, payments and more, allowing busy fitness professionals to spend more time teaching and less time behind a desk. SweatGuru is headquartered in San Francisco, CA. For more information, please visit www.sweatguru.com .
About Lorna Jane
Lorna Jane is a premier, Australian-based women's active wear label that has been at the forefront of fitness and fashion for more than two decades. At Lorna Jane our aim is to inspire women to live their best life through active living. We believe in a three-pillared philosophy of MOVE NOURISH BELIEVE, and it is this mantra together with our clothing that encourages and motivates women globally to be the best they can be. Lorna Jane operates more than 150 stores worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.lornajane.com.