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Red Coyote Spring 2022 Newbie 5K Program

Mon January 10 - Sat March 12 Oklahoma City, OK 73118 US Directions


Newbie 5K Training Program

6:00PM CST - 11:59PM CST


5720 N. Classen Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK US 73118


Red Coyote’s Newbie 5K Training Program is designed to help you train for the Lucky Coyote on March 12th but can be used to train for any spring 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!  Always wanted to be a runner, but not sure how or where to start? Red Coyote has trained over 3,000 Newbies to run their first 5K! We have the experience and the knowledge to help you reach your goals! 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!

Positive support, coaching and a fun group to keep you motivated!

Weekly training schedules!

10% discount on purchases at Red Coyote!

Registration and Cost
Our 9 week program is FREE this season! You will have the option to purchase a $15.00 training shirt during registration but it is not required. Shirts will be ordered and  printed once registration closes mid January 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 late December a couple weeks prior to the start of training.


Come to one of our three informational meetings, each meeting will last approximately 30-45 minutes, or until all questions have been answered. All meetings are in person at Red Coyote Classen Curve. The second meeting on 12/21 will also have a Zoom option for those unable to meet in person.

• Monday, December 6th at 7:00 PM (In Person)

• Tuesday, December 21st at 7:00 PM (In Person and Zoom)

• Wednesday, January 5th at 7:00 PM (In Person)

The kickoff workout will be Monday, January 10th at 6:00pm at Red Coyote Classen Curve.  Every Monday evening we'll meet at Red Coyote OKC at 6:00pm, every Thursday will be at Red Coyote Edmond at 6:00pm and Saturday mornings we'll meet at Red Coyote OKC at 8:00am.

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