Wellness Institute

My First 5K

Want to run or walk your first 5K? We can help! 5 K program image of runners

Your first race can be intimidating, especially without a plan. This annual nine-week program will provide you with the tools you need to successfully finish your first 5K race (3.1 miles).

Weekly support to help you succeed

The program begins with an information session followed by a meeting one evening a week, where you will learn about proper running techniques, nutrition, cross training, running wear and much more.This annual program is offered each Spring. 

Each meeting will consist of a 30-minute lecture followed by a 30-minute run/walk. Our group support combined with your own physical training will have you ready for a 5K in no time!

Nine-Week Program Fee: $25
(Does not include the separate 5K Run fee)
You’ll also receive a high-performance t-shirt just for trying out our training program!

The 2017 program begins on May 10. Learn more

For information on the next session or to register, call our Best of Health Line at 440-953-6000 or 800-454-9800.