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

How to Plan Your Racing Season
By Pete Rea

If you run the same races and distances year after year, it's time to switch things up. Here's how to plan your ultimate racing season.

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9 Core Strength Exercises That Improve Running Form
By Lisa Jhung, Runner's World; Illustrations by Francesco Bongiorni

This nine-exercise routine stretches and strengthens your body from your neck to your knees. It will improve your posture and, in turn, your running.

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3 Workouts to Run Your Fastest 5K
By Jason Fitzgerald

Many runners think because this race is short, they don't have to train well for it, but that's a mistake. Learn how to build fitness specifically to

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