Jo B 29:38, Run for Change 5km
Running 5k in under 30 minutes is the first time for distance goal you should be working towards as a beginner runner. Some might be able to do it first time round but for most newcomers it might take a little bit of training before you can run a 5k.
Run a 5k in under 30 minutes Challenge rules
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“All went surprisingly well yesterday with this run, although I had to ease off a couple of times due to back. Felt really good after. Maybe the jacuzzi and sauna helped too #recovery day! Total time 5k in 26:36 :) #party ”
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Alex D 30:07 tonight. So close!! I ran so hard for the line when I realised how close I was but could not quite do it. I never thought I would be that close and hadn't looked at my watch! Next time!
Ashik M feels good to be back after a big break..
day4 (sun) 3.4 kms @ 27:31
day5 (mon) 4.06 kms @ 33:32
Emma T Finally managed to break the 30min barrier. 5k in 26mins 40s, my fastest EVER. Chuffed to bits :-)
Milan E 15min run - 10km/h (2.5km) + 1min walk - 6km/h (500m) + 20min run - 10km/h (3km)
6km in 36min. Two more runs like this, and then I'm going for 5km/30min
Beth H This is my second run in over a week since I started running again after giving birth to my 4th baby. I ran a 5k today in 27:49, not where I was but not bad considering
Nikki F Tried on Saturday and got 32mins 41 secs which is not bad considering haven't run a 5km for about 8 years. Will be trying again this Saturday
Gary R encouraged this.
Why not ask for some advice from other Challenge takers, or read some of the Challenge guides first?OK, I'll keep working at it!
Caroline N logged 5.01 km of Running in 0:31:48
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Jenn B logged 4.51 km of Running in 0:30:00
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Gerald V logged 29.32 km of Running in 1:46:28
Helen S logged 2.74 km of Running in 0:14:47
Joanne H logged 2.54 km of Running in 0:18:47
Irfan Q logged 11.18 km of Running in 1:04:01
Annson C logged 11.35 km of Running in 1:04:53