2018 Couch to 5k Run

Post Date:01/13/2018

The Person County Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce the start of the 2018 running program entitled “Couch to 5K”.  This program is designed to get newbies up and running.  It starts out walking, progressing through jogging and then on to running under the guidance of certified running coaches.  The program will be directed by Diane Brent, certified running coach.


You must be at least 14 years of age and have a strong desire to have fun.  Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers. The program will meet Monday and Thursday evenings at 6:00 pm and Saturday mornings at 8:30 am at Huck Sansbury. (1 day per week can be on your own.)  The program begins on Monday, February 26 and goes through Saturday, May 5.  This program culminates in the RoxTrot 5k Run/Walk.


The registration fee is $45.00 for the complete program and the registration deadline is February 21, 2018.


Contact the Recreation Department for more information or you can register online at our website

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