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Couch to 5K in Nine Weeks

 Couch to 5K in Nine Weeks

Grinnell Regional Medical Center will offer a free training program to help area residents build the stamina to complete a 5K walk or run. The Couch to 5K program kicks off on Monday, April 13, and will run for nine weeks. The program will successfully prepare participants to complete the 5K at the Grinnell Games on June 13.

The Couch to 5K training group will be held Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning at 5:15 p.m. at the PWA Fitness Center, 824 Commercial.  Initially, classes will run for 30 minutes but will increase in length as the individuals build stamina and strength. The program is open to anyone in the community and free. Individuals progress at their own pace and build strength to reach their own goals.

Grab a friend and come have fun while building the strength to complete a 5K. The culmination of the class coincides with the week of the Grinnell Games, June 12-13.

Please register for this free class by calling the GRMC Wellness Center at 641-236-2999.

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