Ajvar 5K Blog
6 Week 5K Training!
There’s exactly 6 more weeks till the Ajvar 5K Run and Walk. If you already run/exercise (semi)regularly you will have no trouble completing the race. But for those who don’t run and are not sure whether or not they can run a 5K race, do not worry; you have plenty of time to get ready to finish your first 5K! The best part is...
5 Weeks for a 5K!
In case training last week for Ajvar 5K Run and Walk didn’t happen because "something" came up, don’t worry; it’s NOT too late! There are 5 more weeks until race day, which serves as ample time to get in shape for Ajvar 5K! Below are two 5-week training plans for a 5K to get you in shape for the big day. Get those running shoes on and we’ll see you in 5 weeks!
Beginning to run is the worst, believe us, we know. From the lack of motivation, numerous excuses, inevitable-seeming injuries and every other hindrance in between, running seems like the wrong answer, right? Wrong! Running provides many health related benefits that physically and mentally strengthen your body. Including, and not limited to, lower levels of anxiety and stress along with a stronger and healthier body-especially your heart! Running sounds like a good idea now, right? Right!
Running Fun Facts!
Running is fun! Here are some running fun facts:
1. It takes 200 muscles to take a step!
4 Week Countdown
4 weeks for a 5K, impossible? No! If you have not been training for the Ajvar 5K look no farther for a training plan because we have a 4-week 5K-workout plan for you posted below.
3 Week Countdown
Who’s excited for the Ajvar 5K??? Still haven’t trained?! The 3-week countdown has begun but just because your workout hasn’t, doesn’t mean you still can’t get in shape for the race!
2 Week Countdown
The Ajvar 5K Run and Walk is less than two weeks away. We hope your training is going well and we wish you healthy and strong last couple of weeks. Make sure you register at www.ajvar5k.com today and guarantee yourself the lowest entry fee.
1 Week Countdown
One race, one country, one heritage, one cause and one week left! We are only a week away from the start of the Annual Ajvar 5K Run and Walk people!
5 Reasons Why
High 5 for the Ajvar 5K! To honor the 5th year anniversary of the Ajvar 5K, here are 5 fun reasons why you should participate!
How does physical activity benefit kids with Down Syndrome and Autism?
The Ajvar 5K is fundraising for Vera, an organization to aid children with Down Syndrome (DS) and Autism Syndrome Disorders (ASD) in Macedonia, and is an excellent way to not only benefit the children in Macedonia but to also engage the DS and ASD community in America to further strengthen the Macedonian-American relations.
May I Have This Dance?
Dancing has been a part of cultures and societies that predates the modern-day era, so throw away your dance shoes and lace up your sneakers in preparations for not only the Ajvar 5K run/walk but also the Zumba dance warm up!