Whether your goal is to increase your fitness level, accomplish a new athletic goal, or compete against a friend, running a 5K is an excellent challenge to take on this summer. Running your first 5K (5,000 meters or 3.1 miles) can be fun and, with the help of several tips, successful.
These tips, and of course a little sweat and hard work, will get you ready for the 5K in no time. Running can be a very rewarding activity that is an excellent way to get in shape. The training may be difficult at times, but after you cross the finish line with a smile on your face and a great sense of accomplishment, you will rush to sign up for your next race.