3/29/11 Get in shape with us: Automattic WorldWide 5k

I copied everything about this 5k into my post today. I haven’t checked it out yet, and cannot figure out how to check it out without publishing my post first. So here it is: I do want to get in shape. I do not at this point have the oomph to actually RUN a 5k but I am betting I could walk it very rapidly.  It helps to know others are doing it too… makes me feel like I am getting in shape with my good friends.
*** update I didn’t finish publishing this until August (yeh, a little behind). As a result, the 5K at Automattic Worldwide is already over. But I am going to go ahead and do it anyway.

Get in shape with us: Automattic WorldWide 5k. 3/29/11

At WordPress.com we work from all over the world (See How WordPress.com is made). We often do fun things to keep us all connected, and we’re doing a great one next month – A wordwide 5k walk/run, and you’re invited to participate:

at Automattic we use internal blogs for socializing and exchanging non-work ideas in addition to making WordPress.com and our other products more awesome. One thing we’re concerned about is staying healthy – we even have an entire blog dedicated to fitness.

We had a great idea: Get all 80 Automatticians from 62 cities to run/walk a 5k on the same day! This way we can get some exercise together as a company even though we’re apart (though we won’t rule out a softball or Texas scramble at our next meetup).

Details on the 5k and how you can participate are here. Signing up and getting in shape will certainly give you a few things to post about.

About Kate Kresse

I love to write, I love to talk, I love to uplift people when I can. I am a woman in love with life. I am a wife, mom, tutor, writer, and I am a perennial optimist. (OK not every single minute but you get the point! :-)
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