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Couch to 5k – Week 3

The Third Couch to 5K Ses­sion is tomor­row (Mon­day, March 16th) at 6:30pm at BLV East Track (be there by 6:15)! 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 which 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.

PLEASE NOTE. The Belleville East High School track will not be available next week. The March 23rd session will be held at the Belleville West High School Track.

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