ABOUT THE EVENT
InclusiF Fitness, a Corporate Wellness company, is proud to announce Whine Walk Run 5K 2023 - a Caribbean Cultural 5K. The Caribbean is considered to be one of the most vibrant places in the world, so our goal is to infuse the sights and sounds of the islands with a standard 5K. Our Fun Run objectives are to promote healthy living for the entire family, to share the Caribbean culture of a colorful atmosphere, liveliness, festive costumes, fun, food, music and talent and to give back to our community. Register today and see you there!
🔥Get In The Mood!!🔥
TRAIN FOR YOUR RACE
Get ready for your race by participating in learning and running sessions led by our certified running coaches. These sessions are designed to demonstrate drills, offer workouts, and introduce the basic skills needed to comfortably complete and recover from your 5K. Training dates, times and locations will be listed at a later date.
RUN FOR CHARITY - 2023 BENEFICIARY
The Virgin Islands All Stars Majorettes (VIASM) was founded in 2004 by Nicole Roebuck Warner, owner and president, and is a youth non-profit organization registered in the State of Georgia. It is a cultural organization aimed to expose children on the mainland to the Virgin Islands and Caribbean culture, dance, arts and music.
VIASM has participated in several Carnival parades in several cities such as Miami, Houston, DC., Charleston, and also abroad in St. Thomas and St. John U.S. Virgin islands. This organization has seen hundreds of girls come through its program, all of whom give testimony to how VIASM has impacted their lives positively, helped develop them as young, confident, black girls of Caribbean descent.
Whine Walk 5K Release and Waiver
As a participant in the Whine Walk Run 5K, I, for myself, my executor, administrators, heirs, devises and assigns do hereby discharge InclusiF Fitness LLC, Whine Walk Run 5K organization and Piedmont Park, the event site, their management, their officers, board members, employees, members, sponsors, volunteers, organizers or their representatives, or their successors and all cooperating businesses and organizations from all claims of damages, demands, actions, illnesses, death and causes whatsoever in any matter arising from or growing out of my participation in the Whine Walk Run 5K event.
I agree to indemnify InclusiF Fitness LLC and the Whine Walk Run 5K organization for all fines, fees and expenses incurred as a result of the breach of any contractual obligations as a Whine Walk Run 5K participant.
I attest and verify that I am medically able to participate and assume all risks of participation in this event. I understand that I may be photographed, filmed or videotaped at the event. I hereby irrevocably grant to InclusiF Fitness and the Whine Walk Run 5K run directors, their affiliates, licensees and collaborators the absolute right and permission to use my likeness and/or voice for any purpose whatsoever, including commercial advertising. I state that I am physically fit and able to run in the Whine Walk Run 5K and I have trained sufficiently for this event. I also give my full permission for such first aid as deemed necessary to be provided to me on the premises or prior to transport to a hospital for further treatment.
I understand that in case of withdrawal on my part or cancellation due to inclement weather, the registration fee is non-refundable and that proceeds will be distributed to the beneficiary of the Whine Walk Run 5k event.
I also understand that registration is non-transferable.
By submitting this entry, I acknowledge that I am 18 years or older and have read and agree to the above release and waiver.
Event starts at 8:00 a.m. EST
T-Shirt & Swag bag
$35 - Early bird (Best Value):
Now to March 12, 2023
$45 - General:
March 13, 2023 to April 15, 2023
$45 - Countdown:
April 15, 2023 to April 30, 2023
$55 - Event day:
May 6, 2023
Note for Last call:
Giveaway items, while supplies last. No T-Shirt or bag guaranteed.
Would you like to start a Team?
Discounted rate for Team Leaders with ten or more people on their team (at regular rate).
Whine Walk Run 1K route
Whine Walk Run 2K route
Whine Walk Run 5K route
Whine Walk Run 1K route
(List coming soon)
Q: What is the minimum age requirement and is a parent or guardian’s consent needed to participate?
A: Children aged 12 to 17 years need the signature of a consenting parent or guardian. Runners under age 12 are free but may not participate in the 5K unless accompanied by an adult.
Q: Where will we find you in the park?
A: We will be at the entrance at the Charles Allen gate in Piedmont park, Atlanta. You won’t miss us!
Q: Is there parking?
A: The WWR5K event doesn’t have official parking, so please be sure to follow street parking rules. We strongly suggest public transportation, carpooling and ride share options. There may be paid parking at the Park Tavern located in the corner of the park at 500 10th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309.
Q: What is the best GPS address?
A: Try using Charles Allen Dr. & 10th St Atlanta, GA 30308, it may come up as rest rooms, but don’t worry, we’re not in the restrooms. That’s the address for Piedmont park restrooms and we’ll be across the way.
Q: What are the routes?
A: Check out the routes here
Q: What should I bring?
A: Flags, flags and more flags. Represent your island or someone else's. It's all good because it's One Love!!!
Q: How long is a 5K?
A: A 5K, or 5-kilometer race, is 3.1 miles.
Q: Can I run a 5K without training?
A: Yes you can just take your time. The park closes at midnight….lol.
Q: Is it OK to walk the entire 5K?
A: Absolutely! That’s why it’s called Whine Walk Run 5K.
Q: Is this a timed run?
A: Take your time, is the only time that we have. It’s a Caribbean Fun Run - enough said but, pick your pace up and get back before the goodies are all gone.
Q: Does this run award a medal to finishers?
A: No. Although we had medals for our first WWR5K event. we want to focus more on allocating expenses to making a sizeable contribution to our beneficiary and to celebring and educating our community.
Q: After I complete the run, what’s next?
A: Let’s get the party started. The music will be bumping - did someone say Security……???
We will have a few cultural performances, dancing, handing out food and other goodies, dancing, showcasing our sponsors, Caribbean vendors and organizations and did we mention dancing! There will also be some prize giveaways (one of them might be you). Reconnect with old friends and make and new ones. The Whine Walk Run 5K will be the most lively spot in the park. One Love!!
Q: Can I have my favorite pet/dog run with me?
A: Unfortunately, no. Two legs only, four legs will be considered cheating.
Q: Can I pick up my friend’s packet?
A: Yes you can. You need the name they registered under, to show your I.D and to sign off on the pick-up form.
Q: Is there race day packet pick-up?
A: Yes, the date and location will be announced on or around April 15th. We highly recommend packet pickup be completed on the designated day. However, life happens so we will have your packet on the event day at check-in. Please note that packets not picked up during the check-in period will be forfeited.
Q: Can you mail my race packet, or can I pick it up after the race?
A: Unfortunately no.
Q: Are baby joggers/strollers allowed?
A: Yes, please be aware and stay clear of other runners. Safety is our main priority so stay at the back or on the outside of the walkers/runners.
Q: Will first aid be available?
A:Yes, we will have a First aid box available and EMS on stand-by.
Q. Can I register at packet pick up? What about on race day?
A: Yes and Yes. On both days, register on your device, on run day you'll need to show us your confirmation. Please note that due to the timing of your registration we will not be able to provide a swag bag or T-shirt BUT we promise to give you a great time.
Q: Will there be a place to leave a drop bag for the race?
A: Unfortunately no.
Q: If I lost or found an item, what should I do?
A: We have a Lost and Found tent; any items not collected that day will be kept for a week. Please send a message on the www.inclusiffitness.com to collect. Any item(s) left longer than a week will be donated.
Q: I registered but now I can’t make it, can I get a refund, transfer or defer my registration to next year?
A: Unfortunately no. Your registration has already been donated to the charity listed and we thank you for supporting this event.
Q. Is this a rain or shine event?
A: Yes it is. Even if it snows, we’ll carry on and bring the fire.