Couch to 5K Workouts Offered by OMC
Information Meeting February 16
Be a superhero in training with Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) Couch to 5K
workouts! This course is offered free with the only requirement being
registration for any event (1.5 mile walk, 5K or 10K) in the OMC Superhero
Fun Run that will be held on Saturday, April 22. “With the popularity
of 5Ks, this is a great way to get beginners ready to participate in a
5K or any other Fun Run event,” said Christina Hardman, Wellness
Coordinator at OMC.
At the end of the 8-week Couch to 5K program, participants will be ready
for the Superhero Fun Run. Couch to 5K participants will receive a free
“Superhero in Training” t-shirt in addition to their Fun Run t-shirt.
To sign up, attend the Couch to 5K Information Session on Thursday, February
16 at 5:30 p.m. at the OMC Parkway Center or drop off the Fun Run Race
Registration Form at the OMC Public Relations Department (located in OMC
Parkway Center) before Friday, February 24 at noon.
The workout schedule is Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m.
beginning Monday, February 27 at Carmichael Track. In case of inclement
weather, workouts will be held inside the West Plains Civic Center on
the walking track. The Couch to 5K phone app can be downloaded to use
for workouts on your own or when you are unable to attend group workouts.
Superhero Fun Run Registration Forms are available at OMC Public Relations,
located at No. 23 Parkway Center, or download a form at http://www.ozarksmedicalcenter.com/documents/events/registration2017.pdf.
Online registration is available at
The 27th Annual OMC Superhero Fun Run is a fundraising event for the OMC Cancer
Treatment Center Emergency Fund. This fund helps patients that need assistance
in getting to their treatments.
For more information regarding the Couch to 5K Workouts or the 2017 Superhero
Fun Run, call the OMC Public Relations Department at 417-257-6737.