Get Your Bum in Shape & Eat Good Food: The Fit Foodie 5k Run is this Weekend.

[ 0 ] May 16, 2016 |

unnamed (3)Running is one of those things I have to mentally prepare myself for every time I hit the pavement or treadmill.  It was not a fave pastime of mine but I have a feeling that might change after the Fit Foodie Run this Saturday.  A race with food involved??  Sign me up.  The American Lamb Board is sponsoring the upcoming Fit Foodie Run 5k in Fairfax, VA on this Saturday, May 21, 2016.  The Fit Foodie Run combines the concept of healthy lifestyle living with culinary experiences – as they say – “calories burned, calories earned”.  For $55, you can get your bum in shape and these fun treats as a part of your registration:

  • 5K Run / Walk participation and race bib
  • Fit Foodie Finisher’s Medal
  • Cash Reward for top finishers
  • Entrance to the John Hancock Vitality Village post race celebration, featuring:
  • Food and beverage samples
  • Culinary demonstrations from Cooking Light personalities
  • Mini fitness classes led by acclaimed professionals
  • Huge raffle prizes
  • Swag bag chock-full of goodies from top health and wellness brands
  • Post race celebratory drinks. Cheers! (Registrants 21+ ONLY)
  • 10% off Fit Foodie gear (sold on race day)

Location:  Strawberry Park
2905 District Avenue
Fairfax, VA US 22031

There is still time to sign up!  Course map can be found here:


Category: Announcements, health concious, VA

About the Author ()

Johnna French is a Harlem NY native with deep roots in Panama, Washington, DC and North Carolina. All four places have heavily influenced her life and the foods she loves today. After graduating Howard University School of Law and beginning her life as a young professional in the city she was led to start Johnna Knows Good Food in November 2007 to keep family, friends and colleagues updated on where to go and what to eat while dining in the nation’s capitol. French, who still practices law, leads a team of three writers to cover the ever expanding Washington, DC food scene. French has been featured in print and television, appearing in Washingtonian Magazine and is a regular contributor to various local TV affiliates including WUSA 9, FOX 5 DC and WJLA (ABC Affiliate) News Channel 8. During the 2016-2017 football season, Johnna aired on Comcast Sports Mid-Atlantic (CSN) show, Redskins Life, as the weekly tailgate host. Johnna is currently a regular contributor to the FOX Baltimore Weekend morning show.

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