[VIDEO] Join the #FiguringOut40 5K Team in Atlanta for Walk Wag N Run 8/24/13

One of the goals I set for myself when I reviewed the Smooth Fitness Compact Elliptical was participating in a 5K race. I just found an upcoming Walk Wag N Run 5K and Fun Run that benefits Ahisma House for abused animals that I’d like to complete.

Join the #FiguringOut40 5K Team for the Walk Wag N Run.

When: Saturday, August 24 at 7:45 a.m.

Where: Lenox Park in Brookhaven, 1025 Lenox Park Blvd.

Cost: $25 early registration by August 17th; $30 from August 18th-23rd; $35 day of the race

Details: Pets are welcome, but not required.

Prizes: $450 cash purse split three ways for largest team, fastest team and most creative team name

Comment below if you have any questions or contact Mommy Talk Show.

Do you have any advice for me on completing my first 5k race?

FiguringOut40 5K

#FiguringOut40 is a theme I started since I’m turning 40 shortly and would like you to follow me on this journey.

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  1. Girllllllllllllllllllll!! Let me think about it! I think its a grea goal though!

  2. That sounds like a lot of fun, and not expensive at all!!! Good luck!

  3. I’m working towards my first 5k myself so not much advice I can give but I can tell you good luck.

  4. I used to run 5Ks until my knee gave out. I would recommend steadily practicing distances slightly longer than the 5K, so it doesn’t seem like such a huge distance on race day.

  5. I wish I was closer – sounds like fun!

  6. It seems as if you are wearing 40 well. I wish you every success in your upcoming race and look forward to reading about your success.

  7. This looks like so much fun! I wish I was closer!

  8. Not ready for this one, but hope to join in on the next one. I HAVE to get my butt up and start running. For months I have saying that, but the recent gain in my poundage now mandates it!
    Congrats! So proud of you!

  9. This sounds great! I’d also love to do a 5K. I need to get into better shape! Thanks for a bit of motivation today.

  10. I\m not a runner so no tips here, but good luck! It sounds like a great cause!

  11. This looks like fun!! I am not a runner by any means but I would guess to start training off so you “feel the burn” instead of “can’t move your legs”. I love that you can bring your pets to the walk to join in the fun!

  12. I love your hashtag! This 5k sounds really awesome – and inexpensive too! When I’ve looked into doing runs in the past, it’s always CRAZY expensive which is sooo annoying to me. This one seems perfect. I can’t wait to hear how you’ve done in the race! Have a blast 🙂

  13. With bad knees and a bad back, I couldn’t run a 5K if my life depended on it so it’s always nice to live vicariously through someone else’s 5K run.

  14. That is awesome that you are doing a 5k. Too bad I am not in your neck of the woods to do it with you. I am newly registered for a 5k in October that is supporting breast cancer! It has motivated me to go out and run/walk 🙂

  15. We’re going to be out of town that weekend, celebrating my grandmother’s 80th birthday! I’d love to do another run with you in the future though, good luck!

  16. Way to go, Joyce! You are already rocking 40 out!!!

  17. Way to go, Joyce!!! I’ll be rooting you and your team on from SC 🙂