5k Newbie Program

Spring 2024 Session

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Red Coyote Running & Fitness - Classen Curve
5720 N. Classen Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK US 73118


Red Coyote’s Newbie 5K Training Program is designed to help you train for Red Coyote's Love RUn 5K & 10K on June 22nd, 2024 but can be used to train for any summer 5K. All abilities are welcome!

Whether you're a runner/walker attempting your first 5K or you're shooting for a new PR, there's a place for you! In our Red Coyote program, we think sharing the training journey with friends working to achieve a common goal is the best part and makes every run more fun! This program is designed for people who have never run before or who have not run recently.

We'll help you achieve your goal safely by a gradual and strategic increase in your training mileage. We start with very gentle workouts combining walking and running and give your body plenty of time to adapt to running over the 9 weeks of the program as we build to the goal of running a 5K/3.1 mile distance. We give instruction on proper hydration, nutrition, injury prevention, running form, training principles, as well as other areas to help you have a successful race!

All participants will receive schedules through email but ALL other communication will go through Red Coyote's private Facebook group that is exclusive to this program. To help stay accountable virtual participants or those who miss a run/walk can post their workouts to the Facebook group page.

  • • 9-week program in-person or virtually building toward 5K/3.1 mile goal!
  • • Entry into the Love Run 5K & 10K on June 22nd!
  • • A technical Red Coyote training program shirt!
  • • A Newbie Checklist Card to unlock some special savings!
  • • Positive support, coaching and a fun group to keep you motivated!
  • • Weekly training schedules!

Our 9-week program is $65 this season! This includes a technical training shirt ($30 value) and entry into Love Run 5K & 10K ($35 value) on June 22nd. Shirts will be ordered and printed once registration closes May 6th and will be distributed about midway through the training cycle. The welcome email, training handbook and link to the Facebook page will be sent out in mid April a couple weeks prior to the start of training.


Come to our helpful informational meeting! Each meeting will last approximately 30-45 minutes, or until all questions have been answered. Both meetings will also have a Zoom option for those unable to meet in person.

  • • Tuesday, April 16th at 7:00 p.m. at Red Coyote in the Classen Curve and Zoom: - Zoom link

The kickoff workout will be Monday, April 22nd at 6:00 p.m. at Red Coyote Classen Curve. Every Monday and Wednesday evening we'll meet at Red Coyote OKC at 6:00 p.m. and Saturday mornings we'll meet at Red Coyote OKC at 8:00 a.m.

Contact us at info@redcoyoterunning.com with any questions!

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