A group of runners in & around Belleville, IL

Couch to 5k – Week 3

The Third Couch to 5K Ses­sion is tomor­row (Mon­day, March 17th) at 6pm at BLV East Track (be there by 5:50)! If you haven’t already com­pleted and sub­mit­ted an appli­ca­tion, please fill one out and bring it along with you.

This week’s work­out will be as fol­lows: Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then do two repetitions of the following: Jog – 90 seconds; Walk – 90 seconds; Jog – 3 minutes; Walk – 3 minutes.

Now that you are running, it is important ensure that you are wearing the proper shoes. We advise wearing shoes specifically designed for running and that do not have a lot of miles on them. Please visit the following links that provide helpful information on how to choose the best running shoe for you:



The complete schedule can be found on our website at See the Couch to 5k section on for more information.

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