Lady Striders set to start Couch to 5k program March 21


For Dallas Post



For Dallas Post

KINGSTON — The Wyoming Valley Lady Striders announce their Spring Couch-to-5K training program, which will start Monday, March 21.

This program is designed to get participants off the couch and able to complete a 3-mile race in eight weeks’ time, using intervals of walking and jogging. Beginning March 21, the group will meet three times a week for 30-45 minutes each time: 5:45 p.m. Mondays at the entrance to the levee in Wyoming; 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the entrance to the levee in Kingston (corner of Rutter Avenue and Church Street); and 8:30 a.m. Saturdays at Kirby Park.

The goal will be to run the River Street 3-mile race in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, May 15. The program is coached by Karen Moskel, runner, Susquehanna Community Prep Cross Country Coach, Wyoming Valley Striders’ Vice President, and co-founder of Lady Striders; and Marjorie Adams, runner, Dallas Cross Country and Track Coach, Wyoming Valley Striders’ Board of Directors member, and co-founder of Lady Striders.

A $40 registration fee includes all practices, entry to the race and membership (or renewal) to the Wyoming Valley Striders. For a registration form, log onto Wyoming Valley Striders or Wyoming Valley Lady Striders Facebook page, www.neparunner.com, or http://home.ptd.net/~rrrawls/wyoval.htm; or contact Karen Moskel at karmcl@hotmail.com or Marjorie Adams at Adams8PA@gmail.com.

Follow the directions on the form. Participants can also join during the first week of practice, if space remains. This program is limited to 50 participants, so sign up quickly to guarantee a spot.

Reach the Dallas Post newsroom at 570-675-5211 or by email at news@mydallaspost.com.

Reach the Dallas Post newsroom at 570-675-5211 or by email at news@mydallaspost.com.

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