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Couch to 5k

Couch to 5k Training Program

Group of runners on the road.

Ready to run your way to a healthy you?

This beginners training program will take you from the couch to the 5k finish line in eight weeks! 

WHAT IS IT?
Prepare to run a 5k in this 3 day/week training program.

HOW DOES IT WORK?
You’ll train with a coach twice/week on campus and train once/week on your own. Your sessions will include intervals of walking and jogging to increase endurance while staying injury-free, then you'll gradually build to jogging more as race day approaches.

When?

Program Starts:
Monday, March 13, 2017

5k Race:
Miles for Melanoma 5k Race
Sunday, May 7, 2017
9:00 AM

Group Training:
March 13 - May 3
Mondays & Wednesdays
5:30 - 6:30PM

Registration:
Now - March 10, 2017

Where?

Training

AU's Greenberg Track
March 13 - May 3

Mondays & Wednesdays
5:30 - 6:30PM

Race

Miles For Melanoma 5K Race
Sunday, May 7
9:00 AM
The Yards Park, 355 Water St. SE, Washington, DC

Registration

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Registration limited to the first 30 people.

Cost: $30

Registration fee includes training, AhealthyU wicking t-shirt, and entry fee for the 5k race.