Register for the KP Corporate Run/Walk to be on Team Decatur

Team-Decatur-2016-webThis is the last year that Team Decatur will participate in the KP Corporate Run/Walk so don’t miss out! All you have to do is register for the KP 5K here. We will order you a special Team Decatur shirt for the event, which will be held on September 22 in downtown Atlanta. We have a large tent with catered food from Zest and beverages donated by Oakhurst Market.  It is a lot of fun and a great way to make new friends who enjoy walking and running.

This will also be the last year to earn a coveted Team Decatur jacket for the Grand Slam Fitness Challenge. Run or walk three races and the KP and you will be a CHAMPION! Awards will be given out in January of 2017 at the Run With the Dogs 5k.

Be on the lookout for news early Fall about our newly revamped 2017 Team Decatur race series.

More information on Team Decatur is at



4th Annual “A Dancer’s Heart 5K” is June 13

A Dancers Heart 5K_2015Registration is open for A Dancer’s Heart 5k to be held on June 13. The race proceeds go to the Decatur Education Foundation, the Imani Thompson Twine Memorial Scholarship Fund and more. The race is a qualifying event for the Team Decatur Grand Slam Fitness Challenge.

Congratulations to theTeam Decatur Grand Slam Champs!!

On Saturday, January 10, 56 walkers and runners were recognized for achieving Team Decatur Grand Slam Champion status. They received a special gift as well as a certificate and were recognized at the annual Run With the Dogs.  To become a GSFC they participated in three of the qualifying races held in Decatur as well as the Kaiser Permanente Corporate Run Walk held in downtown Atlanta in September. For information on Team Decatur click here.


Congratulations go to Meredith Anderson, Delaney Anderson, Nolan Vickers, Danielle Perry, Lartesha Chaney, Shirley Bayliss, Meridith Yancey, Arma Benoit, Jeanne Reed, Brian Westlake, Michael Kavanaugh, Joy Provost, Susan Keenan, Laura Baker, Peggy Baker, Enid Steinbart, Joyce Washington, Stephanie Batson, Casey Todd, Jim Camp, Helena Harrison, Richard Cohen, Sally Brozek, Laurie Ford,Gregory Washington, Toni Washington, Diane Loupe, Ross Palumbo, Michael Harbin, Don Hooten, Danny Cortese, Sheila Fehrenback, Bill Adams, Leif Terry, Katie McLennan, Karen Scarborough, Clay Scarborough, Pat Godbee, Kathy Morelock, Coleman Hayes, Alison Kyle, Gene Clower, Joanne Hauserman, Artesha Chaney, Pamela Brown, Felicia Chaney, Mary Burt, Kore Breault, Laura Willard, Mark Thomas, Sharon Urban, Kathy Allen, Veronique Tragett, Kylie Ainslie, Kelly Walsh And Srebrenka Ingram.

For more photos from the event click here and also visit our Team Decatur Facebook page.

Time to Register for the Run For Justice! Last Race in Grand Slam Fitness Challenge Series


This is the last race in the Team Decatur Grand Slam Fitness Challenge. Don’t be left out! Register today at

Dancer’s Heart is June 14: Part of the Team Decatur Grand Slam Challenge

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Register TODAY for Tour deCatur and Save!

What are you waiting for?

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT for the Tour deCatur ENDS FEBRUARY 28th!!  Register now!

The 12th Annual Tour deCatur 1-mile Fun Run and 5K will be run on March 15 –  only 2 1/2 weeks from now!   Register now at the early-bird registration fee of $25 for adults, $20 for CSD faculty/staff and City of Decatur employees, and $15 for youth (18 and under). The rate goes up to $30 for ALL AGES after Feb 28th.  New this year – timing chips for all 5K runners!  For further details and to register go to


Run with the Dogs This Saturday

runwithdogs13logo1It is not too late to Run With the Dogs this Saturday, January 12th at 9am.. The weather is predicted to be in the 60’s so be sure to register today! The race begins and ends in front of Decatur High School and benefits the Decatur Booster Club. For more information and to register, click here.

The run/walk event is the first in the Team Decatur Grand Slam Fitness series, so be sure to start the new year off on the right (or left) foot!

Oakhurst Arts Run is this Saturday

It is not too late to register to walk or run in the Oakhurst Arts Run this coming Saturday, October 13th. The run is the opening event of the annual Oakhurst Arts and Music Festival held in Harmony Park in Oakhurst.

The Arts Run is a qualifying event for the Team Decatur Grand Slam Fitness Challenge.

For more information and to register, click here. Hope to see you there!

Walk For Lunch in May

Walk For Lunch, the noontime walking program in downtown Decatur, begins its third month on May 8th. It is a great time to either continue or start your walking program.

We currently have a few walkers already signed up for the next session, but we will need more in order to start our program.  

We will start with a 1.5 mile walk. So, this would be the perfect time to invite a friend to join you. 

 Here’s the walking schedule:

Tuesday (1.5 m walk)
Thursday (1.75 m walk)
Tuesday (2 m walk)
Thursday (2 m walk)
Tuesday (2.5 m walk)
Thursday (2.5 m walk)
Tuesday (2.75 m walk)
Thursday (3 m walk)

 You can register by clicking here . The cost is $25 for 4 weeks. Walks are led by Barbie, a certified personal trainer. The cost is $25 for 4 weeks.

One month of Walk For Lunch counts as a qualifying event for the Team Decatur Grand Slam Fitness Challenge!