Originally Posted by Heilige
Thanks man. When you mean running 3 miles do you mean literally running, or do you mean jogging 3 miles?
Also, do I need to lift weights as well?
10 minute miles for 3 miles is a good starting point. The couch to 5k program won't have someone running say 3 miles in 21 minutes in 2 months. For lifting, check out starting strength by Mark Rippetoe.