Get Ready for the 14th Annual Crimson Couch to 5K
April 5, 2024!
The 2024 Crimson Couch to 5K training program will begin February 25 and end with the 5K race on Friday, April 5th at 7PM. Race participation is not required for program credit, however it will be a great way to test your fitness and celebrate your hard work throughout the program.
Join the Crimson Couch to 5K training program (qualifying WellBAMA program) to prepare for the 5K race and reach those fitness goals! The program, only available to UA faculty and staff, begins on February 25th and registration is now open on the MoveSpring App.
New this year! 3 training programs to choose from:
You have until Friday, March 1st to join one of the three programs in MoveSpring.
Training Program Kickoff:
Join us for the training program kickoff event on Monday, February 26th, 10AM-1PM at the Student Center to grab your training swag and resources and get a free foot analysis from Fleet Feet!
Also new this year, there is no team component in MoveSpring. Leaning on your support and holding each other accountable is still extremely important! Keep track of your coworkers and friends by adding each other as friends on MoveSpring. See how to add friends help article for assistance.
*If you do not wish to use the MoveSpring app for capabilities or privacy reasons, please reach out to us at email@example.com and we will do our best to accommodate you.
Not ready to run, but still want to be involved?
We need volunteers to help with our race packets, set up, clean up, and of course bring the high energy during the race along the route and at the water station! See more details and sign up for any responsibility that interests you. We’d love your help!
How to Add Manual Activity
How to Convert Activity
Additional Exercise and Training Resources:
Start each day of activity with a Dynamic Warm-up. Repeat with a 30-second rest period between sets.
Click on the links below for a video demonstration of each Dynamic Warm-up exercise:
Tips and Technique
Stretching and Injuries
Nutrition and Hydration
Gear and Accessories
Crimson Couch to 5K Route Map
Frequently Asked Questions
MoveSpring support is online during standard business hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm, Central US time. If reaching out during off hours, support will respond as soon as possible when back online.
Click here for more detailed instructions on how to reach out to MoveSpring support.
Check out some highlights from last year!
Thank you to our sponsors: BCBS of Alabama, University Medical Center/CCHS, University Recreation, Physiolete, Wagner’s Runwalk, SupeStore, Bars & Stripes, Orangetheory Fitness, Painted Lotus Yoga & Wellness, 9 Rounds Kickboxing Fitness, Lynda Kees Massage Therapy.
Interested in supporting our event? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn how you can help.
Questions? Contact our office:
Phone: 205.348.0077 | Email: email@example.com