5k Newbie Program

Spring 2023 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 Lucky Coyote 5K on March 17th, but can be used to train for any spring 5K. All abilities 18 and older are welcome!

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.

  • • All abilities - 18 and older
  • • Walkers & runners
  • • Those preparing for your first 5K or shooting for a new PR
  • • Those who have never run before
  • • Those who have not run recently

We'll help you achieve your goal of running a 5K/3.1 mile distance safely by a gradual and strategic increase in your training mileage.

  • • Gentle workouts combining walking and running - gives your body time to adapt to running over 9 weeks
  • • Instruction on proper hydration, nutrition, injury prevention, running form, training principles, and more!
  • • Monday, January 15th at 6PM - Kickoff Workout at Red Coyote Classen Curve
  • • Monday evenings: Red Coyote Classen Curve at 6:00 p.m.
  • • Wednesday evenings: Red Coyote Classen Curve at 6:00 p.m.
  • • Saturday mornings: Red Coyote Classen Curve at 8:00 a.m.
  • • Red Coyote has trained over 3,000 Newbies to run their first 5K!
  • • We have the experience and the knowledge to help you safely and effectively reach your goals.
  • • 9-week program either in-person or virtual working toward 5K/3.1 mile goal
  • • Entry into Lucky Coyote 5K on March 17th ($35 value)
  • • Technical Red Coyote training program shirt ($30 value)
  • • Newbie checklist card - unlocks special savings!
  • • Positive support, coaching, and a fun group to keep you motivated
  • • Weekly training schedules - emailed to all participants
  • • Access to private Facebook group exclusive to this program
  • • Ability to post your workouts to the Facebook group for accountability and encouragement
  • • This 9-week program is from Monday, January 15th through Sunday, March 17th and costs $65 this season.
  • Registration closes on January 29th.
  • • Shirts will be ordered and printed once registration closes and will be distributed midway through the training cycle.
  • • The welcome email, training handbook and link to the Facebook page will be sent out in January prior to the start of training.

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

  • • Wednesday, December 20th at 7:00 PM at Red Coyote Classen Curve (In Person and Zoom) - Zoom link
  • • Monday, January 8th at 7:00 PM at Red Coyote Classen Curve  (In Person and Zoom) - Zoom link

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

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