Couch to 5K Workouts Offered by OMC
Information Meeting February 27
Start training for the Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) Fun Run with Couch to
5K workouts! This course is offered free with the only requirement being
registration for any event (1.5 mile walk or 5K) in the OMC Hollywood
Hustle Fun Run that will be held on Saturday, April 28. “With the
popularity of 5Ks, this is a great way to get beginners ready to participate
in a 5K or the 1.5 mile 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 Fun Run. Couch to 5K participants will receive a free “Couch
to 5K” t-shirt in addition to their Fun Run t-shirt.
To sign up, attend the Couch to 5K Information Session on Tuesday, February
27 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 Wednesday, February 28 at noon.
The workout schedule is Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m.
beginning Thursday, March 1 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.
Fun Run Registration Forms are available at OMC Public Relations, located
at No. 23 Parkway Center.
The 28th Annual OMC 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 2018 Fun
Run, call the OMC Public Relations Department at 417-257-6737.