Couch to 5K program in the works

couch to 5kMental Health America of Augusta is starting their first couch to 5k program in partnership with many other local organizations.  The program will start the middle of March.  Reach out to Pam Stephenson for more information at


What is it?
A 9-week running program that aims to help people increase their fitness and run 5K by the end of it.

Who it is for?
Anyone who wants to get fitter or healthier. Participants with health concerns should discuss
participation with their PCP first.

Why do it?
Physical and mental wellness are linked. Running or exercising can reduce stress and boost self-

What do participants need?
A pair of running shoes. Comfortable clothing.