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5K training isn't all that daunting compared to training for other distance races. There are different 5K training guides to match your level of expertise. Check out these great 5K training guides and tips.

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How to Train for Your First 5K

When you're more of a couch potato than a fitness guru, a 5K can seem intimidating. But if you train for it right, it'll be a cinch.


Top 10 Training Tips for a 5k

Top 10 Training Tips for a 5k

The top 10 training tips for a 5K can help you lower your 5K time. Visit HowStuffWorks to see the top 10 5K training tips. See more »

How Advanced 5K Training Works

How Advanced 5K Training Works

Advanced 5K training is for runners who can practically sprint 5K. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about advanced 5K training. See more »

How Intermediate 5K Training Works

How Intermediate 5K Training Works

Intermediate 5K training is a great way to improve your race time. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about intermediate 5K training. See more »

How the Couch to 5K Running Plan Works

How the Couch to 5K Running Plan Works

The Couch to 5K running plan is a great way to start running seriously. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about the Couch to 5K running plan. See more »

How to Train for Your First 5K

How to Train for Your First 5K

Wondering how to train for your first 5K? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn how to train for your first 5K See more »