Training for a 5K

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Training for a 5K

Take on a 5k with these helpful training resources!

The 5K race distance continues to be one of the most famous race distances in the world. The attraction of this running distance is that it is a great race for all types of runners. For many individuals, five kilometers (3.1 miles) is the first race distance they will try to complete. It’s their first race medal and t-shirt or a good challenge on their way to a healthier lifestyle. Even for more experienced runners, the 5k is a fun and fast challenge. Training for a 5k can be fun, challenging, and rewarding!

We’ve compiled the below list of articles on our website to help with 5k training. These articles cover topics such as speed workouts, hill training, creating better running habits, and more! Whether you are just starting or looking to take your training to the next level, these articles will improve your running experience.

Be sure also to check out our 5K Training Plans, designed for beginners through the advanced runner. In these training plans, you’ll find complete details of what to do each day of the week as you prepare for an upcoming 5k race.

Take your training further by joining our Sunrise+ Virtual Running Club or enrolling in our online coaching program.