New Runners’ Program

Registration for the 2014 New Runners’ Program has ended.

The 2014 New Runners Program will begin on Tuesday July 8, 2014

Thanks for your interest in the New Runners’ Program.

This is an affordable 10 week program designed to take you from walking to running a 5K. Registration includes all of the following:

  • 10 week program with weekly runs beginning on July 8th:
    • Runs led by NRP mentors with information sessions on Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
      Meets at the Company Shop Market
      268 East Front Street
      Burlington, NC
    • Additional group run on Saturdays at 7:30 a.m.
      Meets at Reed’s Downtown Table
      116 West Clay Street
      Mebane, NC
  • Programs starts with mostly walking, increasing running intervals each week on a set schedule.
  • Weekly email with workout schedule, helpful articles, encouragement and more.
  • Information sessions on stretching, goal setting, running your first 5K, nutrition and more from our volunteer mentors
  • Registration for the Mebane on the Move 5K in downtown Mebane at 8 a.m. on Saturday September 13, 2014
  • One year individual membership to the Mebane Running Club
  • Program open to men and women 18 years and over, 16 years with parent / guardian’s permission.
  • All fitness levels welcome! If you can walk, you can run!
  • Important Note – Participants should consult their health care provider before beginning any new type of exercise or fitness program.

Please email us at: for any questions about the program or registrations.

Cost of program is $65.00 for non MRC members, $50.00 for current (paid) MRC members

Feel free to join the Mebane Running Club at any of our group runs. We have runners of all speeds and fitness levels that meet at eight different times each week.

You may register here:
(only individual and family memberships for the remainder of 2014 are currently available.)
If you are not a Mebane Running Club member, select the New Runners Program with a price of $65.
If you are a currently paid member of the Mebane Running Club then choose the New Runners Program – Current MRC member option with a price of $50.


A big congratulations to all of the 2012 NRP graduates. We are proud to have you as members of the Mebane Running Club!
A special thank you to the program coordinators and mentors whose tireless efforts and encouragement make this program possible!

NRP participants and mentors after the 2012 Dogwood 5k

New Runners Program participants at the 2010 Dogwood 5K


Have more questions?
See our FAQ’s page or send us an email here.