Spotlight on 5Ks

>> Thursday, August 9, 2012

I was so excited to post my Women's Distance Festival race recap, I almost forgot to share some links I've been collecting over the past several weeks. Tips on how to train for, race, and improve on 5Ks. If you have any resources to share, please leave 'em in the comments!


5K Walk Plan (just getting active)
Couch-to-5K (beginner)
Jeff Galloway (walk/run approach)
Hal Higdon (intermediate -- I've followed this plan)
Cool Running (advanced -- Stephen has followed this plan)


Search for 5Ks in the United States
Race Prediction calculator by Jeff Galloway
How to Race the "Underestimated" 5k Distance
9 Race Day Tips for your First 5K
The Pack Rules: Running a 5K
Steps to an Awesome 5K Run
What to do After the Race


Workouts to Improve Speed
Run Your Fastest 5K
Go Out Fast in Your Next 5K
4 Tips for Your Fastest 5K Ever
Run a Faster 5K in 4 Weeks

Now back to watching some intense track sessions (men's 800s, currently) from the Olympics. Definitely motivating, right?!

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