Campus Rec is wants to help you try a triathlonAre you ready to run a 5k? Is swimming the one thing keeping you from signing up for that first triathlon? Join UAB Campus Recreation Center’s new program Couch to 5k and Swim. This program will help you reach your fitness goals and improve your form while receiving the health benefits of running or swimming. The swim trainings will help prepare you for the swim portion of the triathlon. The Couch to 5k training begins Feb. 12 and swim training begin Feb. 19. Participants will improve form, energy, flexibility, provide a healthier lifestyle and so much more! Participants will get an eight-week running program or a six-week swimming program to help complete the Blazer Triathlon in April. You must register and the cost for registration and further details are listed below.

Location and Details:

Couch to 5k | Fitness and Wellness Studio

  • Mondays: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Registration Cost: $35 for student, $40 for members and $45 for non-members

Swim Training | CRCT Pool Deck

  • Mondays and Wednesdays: 6:05 – 6:45 p.m.
  • Registration Cost: $45 for student, $50 for members and $55 for non-members

For more information and disability accommodations, contact Payton Joyner at 205-934-8224 or pjoyner@uab.edu.