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5K training tips for every ability. Running guides and advice for all standards of runners from beginner runners completing their first 5K to advanced runners aiming to improve running times.

Go from Couch To 5K or shave time off your race PB. Find your 5K training plan and make the most of your race preparation. Our 5K training tips will help you prepare for your race and make sure you arrive at the start line in the best possible shape.

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Find all the answers to your questions, from how long does it take to run 5K to how far is 5K – it’s 3.1 miles and what to eat before your race.