Couch to 5K Training Program


UC Blue Ash College students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends - don't miss this opportunity to make a change in your life. Interact for Health has provided UCBA a grant to start a Couch to 5K training program for the Dash 5k!


Features of the Program

  • Progressive 10-week Training Schedule designed by your Head Coach
  • Up to 3 fun and challenging group workouts per week led by Mentors for each pace and ability level of WALKERS & RUNNERS (we most likely will not have mentors for the workouts at UC Blue Ash unless we can recruit a few which would be great!)
  •  Asics No Boundaries Training tech shirt
  •  $25 Gift Card for anything Asics at Fleet Feet 
  • Advice and support from local medical partner, Oxford Physical Therapy
  •  Post-workout snacks from Whole Foods and Which Wich
  •  Weekly educational clinics covering topics like - what to eat and whenhaving the right gear,  how to avoid injury as you become more activedaily hydration best practices, and more!

Important Dates and Training Schedule

Events and Meetings

  • Tuesday, August 23rd - Kick-Off Meeting at 6:30pm at Fleet Feet Sports Oakley
  • Wednesday, August 24th - Kick-Off Meeting 6:30pm at Fleet Feet Sports Blue Ash
  • Thursday, August 25th - Info Table Set-Up at UC Blue Ash from 12:00pm to 2:00pm in the Muntz Hall Commons
  • Tuesday, August 30th - FF Oakley First Workout at 6:30pm
  • Wednesday, August 31st - FF Blue Ash First Workout at 6:30pm
  • Thursday, September 1st - UC Blue Ash First Workout at 12:45pm

Weekly Training Schedule

  • FF Oakley Training - Tuesdays at 6:30pm & Saturdays at 7:30am
  • FF Blue Ash Training - Wednesdays at 6:30pm & Saturdays at 7:30am
  • UC Blue Ash Training - Thursdays at 12:45pm

Deep Discounts and Opportunities to Keep Saving!

The 10-week program hast a normal cost of $100 per person, but with this grant, the costs have been dramatically lowered for the UC family. 

UC students can attend for 85% off at $15 when they use the coupon code UCSTUDENT

UC faculty, staff, alumni, and friends can attend for 75% off at $25 when they use the coupon code UCFRIENDS

Earn FREE Registration for the DASH 5k

In addition, those who complete 75% or more of the training program will receive FREE registration for the UC Blue Ash Dash 5K for Scholarships.

75% of the training program means particpating in a minimum of 8 of the 11 workout sessiosn that will take place as a part of the program. 

$25 Gift Card for Asics Products

In addition, participants recieve a $25 giftcard towards Asics products at Fleet Feet!

The couch to 5K program has been made tremendously affordable for the UCBA community to participate. Sign-up now!

Register by September 7 so you can make sure to get in at least a whole month of training!


Register now

Contact Information

Katelyn Hainline
Development and Alumni Coordinator

Phone: (513) 936-1500