5k

How to Prepare for Your First 5k Race

I ran my first 5k race back in 2014. Even though I had put in my training and was excited to get to the start line, I was still pretty nervous about what was about to happen.  I wasn’t sure whether I had taken all the right steps in the ...

How to Run Your First 5k Race

You’ve prepared for weeks, put in the miles and the effort, and the day has finally come: you’re going to run your first 5k race! But before you dash off too fast and end up gassed before you’re even halfway done with the race, check out this ...

Preparing for Your First 5k – What to Eat Before the Race

While it’s important not to overemphasize the role eating can play in your training, making sure that you eat the right food before your first 5k could make all the difference in how strongly you finish. Experts consider eating right as the last ...

What is a Good 5k Time for Beginners?

If you’re just getting into running and have registered for, and started training for, a 5k, you may be wondering what a good finishing time for a beginner would be. Obviously, a decent time for a runner’s first several 5ks will vary greatly based ...

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