Ever think that a 5K race (3.1 miles) is completely an unattainable goal for you? Try following this 6 week beginner training schedule to help you build up to the 3.1 miles. The Couch-to-5K plan has helped thousands of new runners get off the couch and onto the roads, running 3 miles in less than 2 months. You can do it! Sign yourself up for a 5K taking place in 2-3 months. This will help keep you accountable to stick with your training program!