Couch to 5k $45
You've always wanted to run a 5k. Make it happen this summer with personal attention from a coach in the Run Across America app
Access to a pro coach
Encouragement, workouts, and more
Your new running shirt
Exclusive tracking app
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Join thousands in Summer Splash
You'll get access to Run Across America app for the Summer Splash - a cumulative distance challenge now through Labor Day. You've been assigned to Coach Caitlin's team; she'll be with you every step in the app sharing workouts, cheering on your progress, and more. Learn more about Caitlin
Meet Coach Caitlin
Caitlin Kowalke has always loved to run. She grew up in Peoria, Illinois with her three brothers and parents who were always very supportive and encouraging of her passion for running. After running through high-school, Caitlin headed to the University of Wisconsin. where she competed for the women's cross country and track programs. She became a 2 x Big Ten Champion, a 2 x All-American, and an 8 x NCAA qualifier.
After college, Caitlin pursued a professional running career. During her three years as a professional runner, Caitlin ran a 2:35 marathon, a 1:12 half marathon, and has qualified for the 2016 and 2020 Olympic Trials Marathon. Caitlin is aiming to qualify for her third Olympic Trials Marathon in 2024. She lives just outside of Madison, Wisconsin with her husband and three young children.
Let's get started
Answer a few questions so Coach Caitlin can get to know you, choose your swag, and you're ready to start.
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