Sofa to St. Jude 5K training program

Hey, Memphis-area residents! Are you thinking about running your first 5K but not sure how to start? Our new Sofa to St. Jude is a 12-week training program for the beginner runner/walker, designed to get you to the finish line of the St. Jude Memphis 5K.

The program is free and open to anyone in the Memphis area registered for the St. Jude Memphis 5K. It kicks off with an information session on Saturday, September 13, at 9 a.m. at Breakaway Running, 2109 Madison Ave. Refreshments will be provided.

How to register for Sofa to St. Jude:
If you are new 5K participants:

  1. Register for the St. Jude Memphis 5K.
  2. Log in to your participant center and look for the Sofa to St. Jude registration link at the top of the page.
  3. Register for the training program.
  4. Come to the information session on Saturday, September 13, at 9 a.m. at Breakaway Running, 2109 Madison Ave.

 

If you’re already signed up for the 5K:

  1. Log in to your participant center and click the Sofa to St. Jude link at the top of the page.
  2. Register for the training program.
  3. Come to the information session on Saturday, September 13, at 9 a.m. at Breakaway Running, 2109 Madison Ave.

 

Training runs begin Saturday, September 20, and will rotate from Breakaway’s two locations week to week. Each run will be facilitated by a support team and begin with a brief training topic.

View training run schedule.