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Couch to 5k Program

Couch to 5k Program

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The Healthy Columbus 5K has long been the 5K employees and their family members have used to get more comfortable with running, but have never had a true training program available to them every step of the way. This is your chance to take your training to the next level and make the Healthy Columbus 5K, a running 5K. This program lasts 10-weeks and has been designed by running experts to gradually take you from running a few minutes at a time to a culmination of the running the entire Healthy Columbus 5K.


By signing up for the Couch to 5K Training Program, you will receive:

·        In depth week by week training schedules.

·        Specific cross training workouts and stretching routines geared towards running.

·        Technique specific notifications about routine, habit, running, nutrition, strength training and much more.

·        Motivational messages to help you through the 10 weeks of training.


Click the Couch to 5K Logo above below to get registered. Once you are registered, you will receive a welcome email the week of February 18 with your first 2 weeks of training, cross training workouts and a few stretching routines to get you started. Then, every week you will receive an email with the current week of training and the next week so you can plan accordingly. If you have questions, please contact Pat Shick ( and he will clarify any confusion for you.


This year we plan to have more runners at the Healthy Columbus 5K than ever before! Will you join us?

Click here to register for the program!!