Prep and Perform for Your Best 5K Run
Running a 5K is a great distance to set your sites on improving your fitness, and setting a goal. The training involved does not require the great distances of a marathon. Finishing a 5K(3.1 miles) can be completed in 20-30 minutes for the good to average runner. You can mix in some speed work at short distances with repeat bouts of running 30 to 90 secs, with equat rest bouts. Buiilding up to 10 reps. This is just one example. Most important. Start easy, and progress based on what your body is telling you.
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For more information on running economy and improving your 5K performance you can determine your velocity at which you run at your VO2. You can also try a few workouts that help you train efficiently, use your training time effectively, and maximize your running economy.
Check them out here: Running Economy Workouts
Comment if you have recently run a 5K and what your time was. Take Care
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