How to train for a 5k
How To Run A Sub 20 Min 5K-train for a 5k
Train for a 5k…It may not be a common goal for many of you, but aiming to break the 20-minute barrier for 5k requires a certain method of training. It will require a higher intensity and intensive endurance.
You can train for a 5K using a simple speed workout progression. This 5k training plan builds on itself week by week.
In order to achieve a sub 20 minute 5k run, you will need to be able to run just under a target race pace of 6:25 minutes per mile pace for the full 3.1 mile distance.
(5-6) 800m with 200m slow jog in between
(6) 800m with 200m faster jog in between
6 800m with 100m slow jog in between
6 800m with 100m faster jog in between
This workout plan will help maximize your endurance during the next couple of months.
Video by The Run Experience