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What is a good 5k time? Average 5k time by age and gender

Running a 5k is a common goal for a lot of runners having completed Couch to 5k and other race distances. If you’re thinking about running your first 5k, or preparing to train to run a faster 5k, then you may be wondering: “What is the average 5k time by age and gender?” Many factors …

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21 funny and motivational running quotes to inspire you to go for a run

Love running? Here are some funny and motivational running quotes to keep you going. When you first start running, the internet provides you with a wealth of hilarious running memes and inspirational running quotes. Running memes and running quotes offer bit of lighthearted fun when you need it most. Whether you’re struggling on a long …

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How to find the right running shoes: A complete guide

Knowing how to find the right running shoes can be tricky. Luckily there are some simple tips that you can follow to help you pick the perfect pair.  You may be at the stage where you have to pick your first pair of proper running shoes. Maybe you’ve recently started running, or you’ve signed up …

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How to start running again during lockdown

If you’re thinking of starting running again, then running during lockdown just might be the perfect time to start. But you may be wondering how to start running again in today’s climate. While gyms and fitness studios are closed across the world, outdoor sports like running have seen a surge in popularity as people try to …

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What to do after Couch to 5k: 7 actionable ways to keep running

Couch to 5k is a fantastic programme that helps you run a 5k in less than 10 weeks. For many runners, it’s their first taste of running, but once programme ends, many runners are left wondering what to do after Couch to 5k, or simply, what do you do after 5k? If you’re in the …

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How many miles is a 5k? Average 5k times + 6 race day tips

Whether you’re new to running or you’re a seasoned pro, the first step in your running journey will probably be running a 5k. Many runners will agree that the 5k is the perfect running distance as it offers a good mix of endurance, speed and stamina. Unlike a half marathon or marathon, it’s not a …

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Couch to 5k training plan: 7 essential things you need to know

For many runners, the Couch to 5k training plan is their first experience of running. It offers a fun and easy way in which to take up running and develop a life-long love of it. Couch to 5k is not about being fast or being able to run for miles and miles without stopping. The …

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