Couch-to-5k Running Plan

Join this program where the goal is to get you from a couch potato to a runner. This six-week program is designed to help you transform your sedentary lifestyle into an active one and incorporate running into your daily life. This running program is for beginners but we certainly welcome more advanced runners who are looking for some structure. The plan's manageable expectations makes this program fit anyone and its structure allows for early success.
Couch to 5k
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John Yarbrough, owner of Dogwood Crossfit, leads this class. John has been a personal trainer for over 4 years, starting his fitness career in Columbus, GA, at the local YMCA. He obtained his CrossFit Trainer certification in 2012, gaining additional experience by working with other CrossFit affiliates in the area. John believes that no matter one’s current skill or fitness level, his approach to fitness can successfully enable any individual to achieve their health goals. 
• CrossFit Level 1 & 2 Certification 
• CrossFit Mobility and Movement Certification 
• Pendlay Weightlifting Seminar Level 1 & 2
• W.I.T.S. Certified Personal Trainer 


Session Date Location Time Resident Fee Non-Resident
Tuesdays and Thursdays Oct 11 - Nov 17 (6 weeks/12 classes) Bailey Road Park Track, 11900 Bailey Road 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. $45 $52
In case there is inclement weather, the class may be held inside Bailey Road Recreation Center (Bailey Middle School).

For more information, including inquiries about classes already in session, please email 
John Anderson or call 704-892-6031, extension 188.