Ucan2 5K Training Program

This program uses a verified run-walk method developed specifically for the novice runner. This program works towards the goal of participants completing their first 5K or improving upon a previous 5K performance.

Individuals will begin their program by learning basic concepts of form and technique. Gradually you will add mileage and speed just in time for your race. Your final week will conclude with a certified 5K race.

Who is this program for?

  • Anyone new to running with the goal of learning running basics and completing a 5k
  • Anyone recovering from an injury that has a goal of safely returning to running
  • Anyone that has taken a break from running and is looking for a supportive group with the goal of setting good habits

What’s included?

  • Week by week training plan

  • Weekly emails with updates and tips
  • Dynamic warm-up routine
  • Form clinic
  • Supported training runs
  • Access to coaches
  • Weekend UCAN2 group runs with your program coordinator & SCRR leadership team members 

Registration for the 2019 session is now closed

Ucan2 5K training is included in your SCRR membership - join the training group that is kicking off on Saturday, March 9th to train for the UPMC Health Plan/UPMC Sports Medicine Pittsburgh 5K, during Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend, on May 4, 2019!

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When does my membership begin?

The first day of your membership begins when payment has been received, and ends one year later. You will receive a confirmation email once your activation occurs.

When does SCRR meet?

Currently SCRR meets three times per week; Tuesday evenings, Thursday evenings, and Saturday mornings. Please view our calendar of events for specific dates, times, locations, and details. Ucan2 will have the chance to attend these SCRR runs (details provided when you register). 

What is included in my SCRR membership?

  • One year SCRR membership ($50.00)
  • Training plans available
  • Certified coaching team
  • Supported weekly training runs
  • Members-only technical shirt
  • Race and gear discounts
  • Private Facebook group for advice and encouragement
  • Group social events
View our membership benefits page to see our discounts offered with participating businesses!
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