Mon 3MTue 4M, then 6 x 100m at 1-mile pace Wed 3M or RestThu 2 x 1000m at 5-mile pace, then 2 x 800m at new 5K pace, then 2 x 400m at 1-mile pace (1:18/1:37/1:55)Fri Rest Sat 10-11M, then 6 x 50m (fast but relaxed)Sun RestWEEK SIX Mon 4MTue 1 x 1600m
easy, incorporating 6 x 20-40 seconds faster-paced running Wed Rest Thu 20-25 mins easy Fri Rest Sat 15 mins easy or rest Sun 5K Race!
include 600- to 800-metre repetitions at slightly faster than current 5K pace; 1200- to 1600-metre intervals at 5K pace; three-minute hill climbs at 5K intensity and 3 to 4 mile runs 30 seconds per mile slower than 5K pace.
Run 8 mins, walk 2 mins. Do 3 times Fri Rest Sat Rest Sun 5K Race! On race day: You will probably find that you can run at least 20 minutes before you need a break, but whatever your plan, start slowly, and dont wait until you are exhausted
need to train during stamina-building longer repetitions (800-1600 metres) and shorter, faster repetitions (200-400 metres). These speed sessions normally two per week form the principal parts in our 5K and 10K schedules.
Short and snappy, 5K races are the perfect distance for beginners targeting a first race – but an equally satisfying summer target for a speed-demon with more racing experience. This is the destination for all things 5K – all the schedules, guides
The 5K is a perfect distance for the beginner looking to run their first race. But, given that it’s halfway between middle and long distance, it’s also a notoriously difficult distance for the experienced runner to master. Whichever camp you fall
training load with a series of explosive exercises including sprints of 20-100m, jumping, bounding and rapidly repeated leg presses with low weights. In a subsequent 5K time trial, the explosive training group improved by five per cent on average, whereas
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runners - it can be the perfect beginner's distance or a testing time trial. Whether you're a beginner aiming to get round or a regular runner, we've got schedules that'll see you to 5K in 6 - 12 weeks. Find a 5K schedule10K The UK's most popular race
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