Futon To 5K Offered By Alpharetta Recreation And Parks

Released August 26, 2016 07:31 AM

Want to make fitness changes in your life and wondering how to get started? Futon to 5K may be exactly what you’re looking for! Starting September 12, join Alpharetta Recreation and Parks for this proven and effective training program, comfortable for all fitness levels.

Based on ten weeks of gradual progress, Futon to 5K moves participants through a pace that can be adapted for folks preparing for their first or fiftieth 5K. The premise behind the training program is simple…introduce regular walking/jogging sessions into your physical activity to condition your body, vary the pace to suit your individual fitness level, and slowly move towards improvement. In ten weeks, transform from couch potato to a person ready to run 5K or 30 minutes non-stop!

Futon to 5K schedule:

  • Monday, 5:30-6:30PM
  • Saturday, 7:30-8:30AM
  • Train one or both days each week
  • Meet at Alpharetta Community Center, 175 Roswell Street (run on Wills Park trail)
  • Cost for 10-week session: $30 resident; $45 non-resident

For more information, contact 678-297-6100 or accprograms@alpharetta.ga.us. Enroll online or subscribe to the City of Alpharetta Newsletter at www.alpharetta.ga.us. To access current recreation program or park updates, like Alpharetta Recreation on Facebook and follow @AlpharettaParks on Twitter.