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2017 Spring 5K In-Training (formerly In-Training for Atlanta Women's 5K) presented by Northside Hospital is a 12 week coed 5K training program that prepares walkers and runners for the Atlanta Women’s 5K the last Saturday in March or serves as pre-season In-Training for Peachtree.  The goal of the program is to provide a fun, motivating running environment that helps beginner runners start their journey towards health and fitness and develops a knowledgeable runner/walker.  

Join us at West Stride: Before the season starts connect with us to learn more about the program and keep moving during the holidays

  • Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 10:00 a.m. - register, ask questions, meet the team
  • Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. - evening group run/walk to learn more about the training program, test out some Mizuno shoes and pick up your training schedule

West Stride, 3517 Northside Pkwy. #11, Atlanta, GA 30327

  • Date & Time

    Starts January 8, 2017, 3:00 p.m.

  • Location


  • Distance

    • 5K

Program Schedule

  • Nov 1Registration opens
  • Jan 1Kick-off event - Resolution Run One Mile
  • Jan 4, 6:00 p.m.Kick-off event, group run - West Stride
  • Jan 8 - March 19, 3:00 p.m. Sunday runs
  • Jan 11 - March 8, 6:30 p.m. Midweek workouts
  • Feb 11Hearts & Soles 5K
  • March 25Atlanta Women's 5K


  • $90.00 - Training 
  • $165.00 - Mizuno Upgrade Package (includes Mizuno running shoes valued at $120.00 or less. Participant would be responsible for the different on shoes above this price point.) - Shoes must be redeemed before the end of January
    • How do I get my shoes? Bring your shoe coupon into the participating specialty running store, West Stride by January 31.   
    • $75 Upgrade: Wish you had purchased the Mizuno Package?  No worries you can upgrade anytime between now and the end of January. Upgrade
  • Refund Policy - Training registration is non-refundable* and non-transferable.

    • *Refunds considered for medical reasons only. Must be submitted with a physician's letter prior to January 9, 2017. $25.00 processing fee will be retained.


  • Pre-Season Meet ups
    • December 17, 2016 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - West Stride Saturday Info session
    • January 4, 2017 6:00 p.m. – West Stride Wednesday evening run/walk
  • Kick Off Event -
    • January 1, 2017 - Resolution Run 4 Miler, One Mile and 50m Dash - Brookhaven
  • Sunday Locations - 201 Armour Drive, Atlanta 30324 - unless joining event*
    • January 8 - March 19
  • Midweek Workout Locations - two options
    • January 18 - March 8
      • Piedmont Park, Active Oval – coed
      • Atlanta Track Club - women’s only option

Program Features

  • Training developed by a full-time professional coach
  • Weekly structured group runs led by certified coaches and trained run leads
  • Mid-week speed/hill and cross training workouts included
  • Training log customized to your event and fitness level 
  • Seasonal performance shirt
  • Mizuno upgrade package option that includes Mizuno running shoes
  • Nutrition support from Good Measure Meals

Events Included in Training

The following Atlanta Track Club event is included FREE with training: Register independently for the event, a code will be provided when race registration opens.

  • January 1, 2017 - Resolution Run 4 Miler, One Mile - Brookhaven
  • February 11, 2017 - Hearts and Soles 5K – Georgia State University/Perimeter College Decatur Campus

Good Measure Meals - benefits

Additional Information

  • Nutrition tips and recipes throughout training log and weekly e-newsletter
  • Healthy pre and post run fuel at first group training run of each month
  • Discounts on Good Measure Meals meal plans and nutrition counseling services
  • Online interactive support from Registered Dietitian via Facebook and recorded videos
  • Opportunity for pre (and post) training body composition analysis on Tanita scale:
    • Schedule 10-minute appointment ($15) on Monday January 9th 4-8pm at ATC (24 appointments available)
    • Meet one-on-one with Registered Dietitian
    • Bioelectrical impedance is one of the most accurate methods of determining body composition
    • Provides personalized information on key health indicators, including body fat percentage, muscle mass, hydration status, estimate of resting metabolic rate and more! Learn more
  • Additional Services

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