5K Training

Your Guide to 5K Training

Take on a 5K run with our ultimate 5K training guide. Sign up for a 5K, find 5K training tips, and learn more about this popular race distance.

5K Training Articles

3 Hill Workouts for a Faster 5K
By Mackenzie Lobby

If you want to run down your 5K PR, try running uphill. These workouts will improve your strength and stamina while reducing your risk of injury.

What Are the Best Dogs for Running?
By Gale Bernhardt

Here, Active Expert Gale Bernhardt breaks down which breeds make the best running dogs, and how you can decide which one is right for you.

10 Biggest Running Races in the U.S.
By Vanessa Rodriguez Active.com

From a 5K to a marathon and everything in between, find out which races are topping the charts and have thousands of runners flocking to the starting