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Outessa is a women’s only weekend getaway made of stunning views, opens spaces and adventure. Imagine a custom schedule built from hundreds of options, wholesome food, good wine, challenges and the professional instruction to meet them. You can find time to yourself or the synergy of dauntless women. This is an event where you indulge in any outdoor activity you desire without a shred of guilt. You’ll come back enlivened with new skills and lifelong friends. Outessa is every women’s weekend. Join us. Open the outdoors. 


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Saturday, August 20 • 8:30pm - 9:00pm
Fireside Chat with Guest Speaker Toni Carey, Black Girls Run - 8:30pm-9:00pm

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In 2009, Toni Carey co-founded Black Girls RUN!, a national organization dedicated to encouraging and empowering minority women to live a healthy and active lifestyle. With more than 200,000 members across the country, Black Girls RUN! has transformed the lives of thousands of women across the world. She has been recognized as an important influencer in minority health, but not without setbacks and challenges along the way. Learn more about Black Girls RUN! and her journey to creating one of the most influential grassroots organizations in the country while on her own path to self-discovery. 

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Toni Carey

Co-Founder, Black Girls RUN!
Toni Carey's passion for health and fitness led to the co-creation of Black Girls RUN!, a grassroots organization that encourages and inspires African-American women to live a healthy lifestyle. She has written for Zelle (a Runner’s World publication) and provides public relations and marketing consulting to grassroots organizations. She has been named one of the... Read More →

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Saturday August 20, 2016 8:30pm - 9:00pm PDT
REI Village