Pitt County launching annual Couch-to-5k program

PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) - Pitt County is launching its annual Couch-to-5k program again this spring.

Beginner runners will spend March 12 through May 9 preparing for a 5k run.

Tony Parker says its a very social program that encourages people of all skill levels.

The cost to participate is $30 which covers the Bookin' It 5k in Farmville on May 11 at the end of the training program.

The group will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Alice Keene Park at 6:30pm.

You can call 252-902-1975 or visit https://www.pittcountync.gov/440/Adult-Recreation.

The program is sponsored by Pitt County Community Schools and Recreation, the Pitt County Health Department and GoRun (Greenville Organization of Runners).