Thank you for your interest in our study of beginning/returning runners! Please take a minute to read more about the study.

Study Benefits:
Free training t-shirt
Free race registration
Free training program and progress monitoring

This free study is open to Northwest faculty, staff, students, & local community members.

If you are selected to participate:

- An initial meeting will take place on Tuesday, September 6th, at 5:30 PM on the Northwest campus. You will need to bring documentation from your physician clearing you to participate in a beginner's running program. At the meeting, we will go over the details of the "Couch to 5K" program and you will receive instructions on how to participate. You will be expected to begin your training after this initial meeting.

- Some study participation will be required to attend additional weekly meetings on Tuesday evenings at 5:30 from Sept 6 - Oct 31.

- All participants who complete the program will be expected to take part in the "Cliff Hanger 5K Race" on Sunday, November 6th. For more information about this event, visit

If you have any questions about the study, please feel free to contact us at

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