August 13 - October 6

This is a 8-week training program ending with the Springdale Downtown Runaround 5K race. Couch to 5K is designed for someone who is currently sitting on the couch but wants to run a 5K in 6 weeks. A training plan is provided with instructor led group runs. The $40 fee includes entry to Downtown Runaround 5K. Registration is open to individuals 13 years and older. Younger children are welcome to run/walk along at the parent's discretion but must remain with the parent throughout the activity.

What comes with this program?

  • Entry into Springdale Downtown Runaround 5K

  • Facilitated group runs

  • Training program

  • Ongoing communication with trainers/coaches

  • Accountability message group with other participants

  • Discounted group cross-training sessions in the fitness center


Introduction Social | Mon. Aug. 13 | 6 pm

  • Packet pickup

  • Group mixer

Intro Group Run | Tues. Aug. 14 | 7:30 pm

  • Group run with coaching and specialized gait analysis

Following Group Runs | Every Saturday between Aug 18-Sept 29 | 7 am

Springdale Downtown Runaround 5K | Sat. Oct. 6 | 9 am

Couch to 5K Questions: Casi Shanks,, 479-756-8090 ext. 2157

Downtown Runaround Questions: Meredith Joseph,, 479-756-8090 ext. 2168