About Chicks with Kicks

Chicks with Kicks, Inc. is a social fitness running club that inspires ladies of all ages to lead a healthy lifestyle via health, fitness and wellness. Our A Members will not only gain the confidence to progress farther in their personal goals, but gain new meaningful friendships.

Chicks with Kicks, Inc. was founded in 2009 in Chicago, IL. The organization originally began as a walk/run club for women in the chicagoland area where women used the club as an outlet for personal gains and social means. Chicks with Kicks, Inc. has existed as a program designed to promote health and fitness, as well as serve the needs of its members through social and competitive means through clinics, lectures, events, programs and races. Whether it is through attending local races, volunteering at sponsored events, participating in fun social health and wellness events, or simply finding a network of fellow fitness enthusiasts to maintain motivation, Chicks with Kicks, Inc. has been the trending avenue for many women looking to increase their fitness levels. The organization is constantly looking for new ways to serve its members and the community.

Our Trainers

Neecy Roney

Neecy Roney’s passion for health and fitness derived from early childhood through participation in various sports and athletics. She believes that “wisdom is to the mind what health is to the body”. She was formerly the Director of Athletics and Recreation at Northern Illinois University during her tenure there, became the Fitness Assessment Coordinator for a medically based fitness center, then developed to become the Wellness Program Manager for various corporations.

Neecy graduated from Northern Illinois University with a B.S. in Kinesiology: Preventive and Rehabilitative Exercise Science as well as a Master’s in Business Administration in Marketing. She is certified through American College of Sports Medicine, American Council on Exercise and American Sport Education Program. Neecy enjoys teaching TurboKick, Bootcamp and RIPPED fitness classes during her free time and she also has a passion for coaching high school girl's Track and Field and Basketball.

Neecy has founded Chicks with Kicks, Inc. to promote health and wellness and to break the stereotypes arring women to exercise. She is the second oldest of 4 sisters and currently lives in a Chicago suburb.

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