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First 5K 8 Week Running Program

This introductory program is for people looking to run in their first 5K or get back into running. Includes meal planning to help you get into shape.

Born in Portugal, but a life-long San Diego resident, Nuno Costa is an 6x CrossFit Games team competitor (2014 Team Champion) and a head coach for CrossFit Headquarters since 2012. He coaches Level 1 and Level 2 seminars all over the world and is a CrossFit Certified Level 3 Trainer (CF-L3).

A former NCAA Division 1 Track and Field athlete at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Nuno competed in the 200M and 400M sprints. He began competing in triathlons in 2006, completing a 1/2 Ironman, numerous sprint distance races, and a few Olympic distance triathlons.

Nuno has coached CrossFit, running and triathlon programs full-time since 2008, and founded Invictus Endurance (previously San Diego Anaerobic Endurance). He is dedicated to sharing his knowledge and passion for running and fitness to anyone interested in living a healthier, happier life.


  • Level 1 CrossFit Coach
  • Level 2 CrossFit Coach
  • Level 3 CrossFit Certified
  • 8 X CrossFit Games Team and Individual Competitor
  • 2014 CrossFit Games Co-Captain and Team Champion (Invictus)
  • NCAA Division 1 Track and Field athlete at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (200M and 400M Sprint)