Here is a website that gives a good guideline for training on your own.
Couch-to-5K running plan - there is an app for your phone as well.
10K training plans - there is an app for 5K to 10K for your phone as well.
RunKeeper is a great free running app that will track your distance and pace.
10K Course: The 10K and 5K will start at the same place. The 10K will continue down to the end of the trail and then return to the church.