Norton Sports Health Couch to 5k

The Norton Sports Health Couch to Race program prepares runners and walkers for the Norton Sports Health 10k and the  5k at the Splash ‘n’ Dash Walk/Run. The free eight-week program offers training tips and weekly group runs for participants of all levels of experience. All are welcome to participate in this program.

Our team of Norton Sports Health specialists provides advanced care for athletes and people of all activity levels. We are here to help you train and condition properly to avoid injuries. Our customized programs are designed to meet your specific needs. We incorporate strength training, core stability, flexibility and conditioning to help you achieve optimal performance and fitness.

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No Matter Your Activity Level – We Can Help

Norton Sports Health features a team of highly trained sports medicine specialists, including orthopedic surgeons, nonsurgical orthopedic specialists, neurologists, physiatrists and a sports psychologist. These specialists work together with sports nutritionists, athletic trainers, physical therapists, nurses and other care providers to design customized programs that help athletes of all ages return to optimal performance following a sports-related injury.

About Norton Sports Health

No matter what type of athlete you are, Norton Sports Health can provide you with the care you need. From high school to professional, from older adults to weekend warriors, we prevent sports-related injuries and get you back to activities you enjoy.

  • Norton Sports Health specialists are trained and experienced in caring for sports-related injuries and conditions.
  • Our team includes orthopedists, neurologists, primary care physicians, professional athletic trainers and physical therapists.
  • Our providers work together to provide advanced care for athletes and individuals of all ages.
  • We design customized programs that meet your specific needs and help get you back to your active lifestyle.
  • Our sports health specialists serve as medical directors for the Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon/Marathon.
  • We provide athletic trainers to high schools and colleges in Louisville and Southern Indiana.
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