Wednesday on Lubbock's First News, Lubbock Fit organizers Laura Davies and Jon, along with Lovell Sports owner Paul Faulkner encouraged those interested in getting in shape or taking on a challenge to come out and train.

Lubbock Fit offers training programs for those who want to work toward running a full or half marathon and a 5k or 10k in 26 weeks. They also offer a walking program. You can sign up for the program on April 1 and training starts May 3. "Our goal [of this] national program is to take Johnny Q from the couch to the finish line in 26 weeks." Paul Faulkner joined the program and worked his way to completing a half and full marathon. You can hear his story by listening to the interview below.

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