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The brilliant thing about the 5K distance is that it offers a great challenge for runners of all levels. For those just getting into running, completing a 5K is a great first milestone to aim for. While more seasoned runners can try to run as fast as they can.

The 5K might be at the shorter end of the race portfolio, but don’t let that fool you. Running as fast as you can over any given distance is challenging, and the shorter the distance, the faster you’ll be running. Running faster on race day means running faster in training through interval sessions to work on your speed, get your cardiovascular system working more efficiently and your legs moving that bit quicker.

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