Couch to 5K

Couch to 5K with MDRA

An 8 session group training program.

2020 Dates – Mondays, April 13th – June 1st


 ✓ 2020 Class Registration: Couch to 5K

This 8-week program is designed to help beginning runners gradually progress from 0 miles to the completion of a 5K (3.1 miles) race. The program begins on Monday, April 13th and will conclude with the Walker Foundation Run/Walk For the Health of It 5K on Saturday, June 6th. NOTE: if you have another 5K in mind, you can still participate in the program.

The  program consists of three 30-minute sessions each week; two completed on your own and one group workout which will be followed by a discussion on topics such as; shoes and apparel, safety, where to run, what to eat, and much more. All group workouts and discussions will be held Monday evenings from 6-7 PM at Walker Methodist Health Center, 3737 Bryant Ave South in Minneapolis. 

This class will be led by MDRA members and a certified coach. These passionate runners are eager to help you reach your goals by sharing their knowledge and answering your questions.

Class location: Walker Methodist Health Center

Goal Race: Walker Foundation Run/Walk For the Health of It 5K

Coaches:Perry McGahan & Lou Ann Kycek

$80 for MDRA Members.  Join MDRA for only $25 a year!  Does not include race registration.