The Fleet Feet Blog is full of helpful (and sometimes tasty!) information! Find out everything you need to know to race a 5K!
A 5K race, or 3.1 miles, is the most popular road racing distance in America. Racing a 5K is a great way to test your fitness, accomplish new goals and make some friends along the way. Many cities and towns host fun and festive 5K races, from Thanksgiving turkey trots to holiday-themed jingle bell jogs.
If you’re ready to lace up your shoes and race a 5K, our comprehensive training and racing guide will help you reach your goals.
Whether this is your first 5K or you’re an experienced racer, having the proper training, gear, and race day strategy can help you maximize your potential. Here’s everything you need to know to race a 5K.