Join Automattic’s Worldwide WP 5k 2016

The Worldwide WordPress 5k (#WWWP5k) is again and higher than ever!

Any time between Monday, September 19th to Sunday, September 25th, lace up your working/strolling/mountaineering/hopping footwear and be part of us for the 5k blogged about all over the world!

Automatticians are planning to hit the path on September 19th throughout our company meetup in Whistler, Canada. This 12 months, we will even be making a donation to Soles4Souls, a charity devoted to preventing poverty by the gathering and distribution of footwear and clothes.


Automatticians laced up and able to go! Photograph by Naoko Takano.

What’s a 5k?

A 5k run/stroll is roughly three.1 miles lengthy. That’s roughly equal to:

  • Twelve laps round a observe.
  • Roughly 6,000-7,500 steps.
  • Roughly 50-60 minutes of brisk strolling.

How do I take part?

You may run, stroll, or skip — it’s completely as much as you. There’s no time restrict and there’s only one requirement: that you simply take part! You are able to do it at a gymnasium or open air, on a treadmill or on a observe, and even swim or bike as a substitute of working/strolling — simply get transferring!

Submit about your participation in your website and tag the submit “wwwp5k” in order that different runners all over the world can discover you and examine your expertise. For those who’re not on, hyperlink again to this announcement submit so others would possibly take part and take part, too.

You’re welcome to weblog about your total route and preparation (a video or gallery, maybe?), however above all we’d like to see the place you might be and the way you’re finishing your 5k.

When can I run?

We’re all busy, however we would like you to take part, so we’re providing you with plenty of flexibility. You may full the WWWP5k any time between Monday, September 19th and Sunday, September 25th.

Who’s invited?

Anybody who’s ever used or liked WordPress (and your households and buddies, too). Heck, your complete web is invited!

Will you be becoming a member of us for the Worldwide WP 5k? Tell us within the feedback!

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