How to run 5k in 5 Weeks
Whether you are a completely new runner, or simply want to get better results our plan will show you ‘step by step’ how to run 5 k in 5 weeks.
5K (3.1 mile) races are the most popular distances for running competitions worldwide because anyone can train for them in a relatively short period of time, regardless of their previous fitness level.
For example there are lots of 5k races throughout the UK (more details on the parkrun UK site )
The 5 Week ‘Step by Step’ Running Plan
The plans below will show you ‘day by day’ and ‘week by week’ exactly what you need to do.
You will find out what to eat & drink before and after, how to warm up & down and have a step by step training plan – for whatever level you are at.
- Week 1 – Starting the Right Way
- Week 2 – Increasing Training Duration
- Week 3 – Adding Intensity
- Week 4 – From Running to Racing
- Week 5 – Get Ready for Race Day