Crimson Couch to 5K

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cc25k video picClick here to see the Crimson Couch to 5K Kick-Off promo video!

 Crimson Couch to 5K/10K 9-week Program Information


Kick off Event & Check-in Schedule

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CC25K Frequently Asked Questions:


Who can participate in the 9-week program? UA faculty & staff can participate individually, or on teams up to 5.

What is it? A 9-week physical activity and wellness program, designed specifically for UA faculty and staff. Providing tools and resources to help motivate individuals to move more, feel better, and improve their quality of life.

When do I need to ‘check-in’ and what does that entail? CC25K check-in locations are offered throughout campus during the kick-off week (September 10-12, 2014), midpoint week (October 8-10, 2014) and final week (November 5-7, 2014).

KICKOFF CHECK-IN EVENT: Join us Wednesday, September 10, 2014, from 10:00am-2:00pm on the Quad for the big event!

What else is involved? Train with your team or on your own by following the CC25K training program (available online & at check-in locations). You may also sign up and participate in the twice weekly training sessions that are offered on campus ($15 fee). Click here for more information on training.

When is the CC25K event? The main event will be Sunday, November 16, 2014 at the UREC Outdoor Pool Complex (time is TBA). More information is available below.


Crimson Couch to 5K & 10K Event Information

2014 Crimson Couch to 5K/10K event is partnering with the Homecoming Roll Tide Run event this year! The event is scheduled for Sunday, November 16, 2014. Please check back for additional information and event time.


Event: Partnering with the Homecoming Roll Tide Run, the 2014 Crimson Couch to 5K/10K event is scheduled for Sunday, November 16, 2014, time is TBA. Please check back for additional information. 2014 Route Map.

How  to  Enter: For those not enrolled in the 9-week training program, registration will be available in October. Complete the Crimson Couch to 5K Event Registration Form and submit to our office: Office of Health Promotion and Wellness, Box 870367, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, email ( or fax (348-6238). Everyone is required to register for the Crimson Couch to 5K Event, whether enrolled in the 9-week training program or only participating in the 5K/10K event.

Registration: For those UA faculty/staff enrolled in the CC25K 9-week training program, you may register yourself, and your dependents, online. Stay tuned for additional details.

Additional Materials

Crimson Couch to 5K Promotional Video

Click here for the 2012 Kickoff  Video

Click here for the WVUA News piece on the Crimson Couch to 5K


2013 Program Details:

 2013 CC25K Kickoff Video
Click here for the 2013 event day agenda.
Click Here for 2013 Crimson Couch to 5K/10K Event photos