Team "Jogging for Joan" walks and runs in honor of Joan Gaeta as well as all those affected by lung cancer.
Please join our team and come out on Saturday morning, November 16th for Breathe Deep Atlanta. Breathe Deep Atlanta is a 5k untimed walk/fun run to raise money for critical lung cancer research. The course is located at Piedmont Park and is stroller-friendly and wheelchair-friendly.
If you cannot make it out on November 16th, please consider a donation to our team .
All the information you need about the event is here. Join our team or donate here.
A Great Way to Honor Lung Cancer Awareness Month!
Join Team "Jogging for Joan" at Free to Breathe Atlanta 5K Run/Walk on August 17th in Virginia Highlands!Read Now
Jogging for Joan is the team name in memory of Joan Gaeta and all those loved and lost to lung cancer for various run/walks held in North Georgia.
The next lung cancer awareness run/walk is the Free to Breathe Atlanta event on August 17th in Virginia Highlands.
Join our team today by clicking here!
John Howell Park, Virginia Highlands
Greencove and Virginia Ave. (near Inman Middle School)
Atlanta, GA 30306
7:00 a.m. - Registration & check-in
8:15 a.m. - Welcome rally
8:30 a.m. - Run begins
8:35 a.m. - Walks begin
9:15 a.m. - Awards ceremony & closing remarks
All online and mail-in registrants are guaranteed an event T-shirt. A limited quantity of T-shirts will be available for those registering on event day.
There will be an honor/memory wall at the event and participants are welcome to bring photos, momentos and thoughts to share on it.
Don't miss out on the opportunity to capture and commemorate the spirit of your team on event day by heading over to the team photo area! Details about when and where will be available at registration/check-in the morning of the event.
Advance Packet Pick-Up
For your convenience, advance packet pick-up will be available on Aug. 16 at Fleet Feet Decatur (431 W. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur, GA 30030. Pick-up times will be announced as the event gets closer.
Awards will be presented to the top overall male and female finishers, the top overall masters (40+ years) male and female finishers and the top overall male and female finisher in the following age divisions: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64 and 65+.
The certified 5K course winds through the tree-lined, frequently rolling hills of Virginia Highland, one of Atlanta's most interesting historic neighborhoods. The final quarter mile directs participants steadily uphill to the finish.
Help us fight lung cancer! Go "Jogging for Joan" on April 20th in Blue Ridge, Georgia at LUNGevity's "Breathe Deep Blue Ridge" 5K!Read Now
November 10th - Breathe Deep Atlanta is just days away! Get event details and/or register now to help stop lung cancer!Read Now
We are just days away from the 2012 Breathe Deep Atlanta. If you are already registered, we can't wait to share the morning with you! If you haven't yet registered or you know somebody else who might like to join us to raise awareness and funds for critical lung cancer research, there is still time to join our team, Jogging for Joan, online at http://events.lungevity.org/site/TR?pg=team&fr_id=3570&team_id=28010.
Read on for answers to some event-day questions...
Breathe Deep Atlanta 5K Fun Run/Walk
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Georgia Tech Campus
315 Ferst Drive NW
Atlanta, GA 30332
What is the day's schedule?
9:30 a.m.: Check-in/registration begins
9:30 a.m.: Team photos
10:30 a.m.: Program
10:45 a.m.: 5K fun run/walk begins
11:45 a.m.: Prizes and closing ceremony
What if I haven't registered yet?
Online registration is open here through Friday, November 9, at 3:00 p.m., and registration is open at the event.
What if it rains?
This event will take place rain or shine.
How do I get to the event?
Click here for a map of the Georgia Tech campus and the surrounding area.
When should I arrive, and what do I do when I get to the event?
Check-in and event-day registration will open at 9:30 a.m. If you pre-registered, go to the event check-in and t-shirt pick-up area. Look for event signs and volunteers in the orange t-shirts to direct you to the right location. Only pre-registered participants are guaranteed an event t-shirt; event-day registrants will receive t-shirts on a first-come, first-served basis only.
What will be happening on event day?
In addition to the 5K fun run/walk, there will be a Kids' Corner with free activities, as well as refreshments for all participants. A DJ will supply the morning's soundtrack. Check out the bake sale and raffle! Awards will be given to the top three individual fundraisers, top fundraising team, largest team, and first fun-runners to finish the course.
The course is friendly to strollers, wheelchairs, and pets on a leash (as long as they are cleaned up after).
What should I take to the event?
• Donation form and collected donations
• Cash for bake sale, raffle, and event-day donations
• Sunscreen and/or umbrella
Major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover), checks, and cash will be accepted.
Looking forward to it!
Jogging for Joan is the team name in memory of Joan Gaeta for various lung cancer run/walks held in North Georgia.
On April 7th, 2012 there will be a "Jogging for Joan" team at the Breathe Deep Blue Ridge 5K benefiting LUNGevity.
Click here for information on the event and here to join our team.
See you there!
Friends of the cause and Co-Executive Directors of Lung Cancer Alliance - Georgia Chapter, Ed and Linda Levitt, recently spoke on the Martha Zoller Radio Show.
Please listen to this very informative and eye-opening interview. Also, please join us as we support Ed and Linda's "No More Excuses" Lung Cancer 5K on November 5th!
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month!
There are two Lung Cancer Awareness 5Ks coming up in Atlanta area.We are drafting "Jogging for Joan" teams at each one of these events.
No More Excuses 5K
Supporting Lung Cancer Alliance
Saturday, November 5
North Point Shopping Center
Click HERE to join our team and register!
Breath Deep Atlanta 5K
Supporting LUNGevity Foundation
Saturday, November 12th
Georgia Tech Campus
315 Ferst Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30318
Click HERE to join our team and register!
Spread the word!
Lung cancer matters, too. Nobody deserves it. And, you do not have to smoke to get it.