Signing up for a 5K is great motivational tool to start an exercise program, and having a goal in mind helps to keep you focused. A 5K is only 3.1 miles so it’s a great start for new runners and the perfect distance for first-time racers, while also still being challenging and fun for those 5K veterans.
If you are new to 5K’s after you’ve made the first step and signed up, knowing where to start from there can be a bit intimidating. We don’t want the unpreparedness or intimidation to throw you off your first 5K motivational wagon, so we’ve found a few tips to help keep you on track and to the finish line in record time, along with a few tips for those veterans in helping to improve their times. [Read more…]