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5k Immediate Training Plan

Includes Structured Workouts

Structured Workouts automatically sync with compatible devices and guide you through workouts in real time.


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Author

Coach Michael Cottle

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Length

12 Weeks

Includes Structured Workouts

Structured Workouts automatically sync with compatible devices and guide you through workouts in real time.


Learn More about Structured Workouts.

Plan Description

5km Intermediate Training Plan is 12 short weeks, you'll be able to run your best 5km ever. With this training plan, all workouts are structure. They automatically sync with compatible devices and guide you through activities in real-time. This training plan is built and designed with Immediate athlete in mind you should already have good base fitness. Along with the plan, you'll have email/text access to a real live coach with over three decades of experience answering all your questions—Workout, Nutrition, Equipment, Athletic Lifestyle, etc.

Fact: The official world records in the 5000 metres are held by Kenenisa Bekele with 12:37.35 minutes for men and Tirunesh Dibaba with 14:11.15 minutes for women.

How it Works

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Workout and Analyze

Upload completed workouts from your favorite tracking app or device.

Track Your Progress

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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Day Off x3
—— ——
Run x3
02:60:00 01:24:00
Walk x1
00:32:00 00:45:00
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Day Off
—— ——
Run
02:60:00 01:24:00
Walk
00:32:00 00:45:00

Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Heart Rate Monitor

All supported devices

Michael Cottle

Tri Life USA, Inc.

Coaching started in 1976 with an AAU Swimming and Diving Team, over the years, I have had an ongoing love affair with Swim Bike Run Endurance. In 2011, I created Tri Life USA with 35 years of coaching experience helping athletes surpass their goals. I wanted to offer a range of coaching services and training plans. Designed to help you enjoy the same success that I and athletes I have helped have enjoyed. All while maintaining life’s balance between Faith, Family, Friends, and Career.


  • This plan includes a Free Basic TrainingPeaks Account.
  • Access your training plan anywhere on the TrainingPeaks mobile and desktop apps.
  • Track your performance with robust data tracking and detailed graphs.
  • Plan for your event in the TrainingPeaks calendar.
  • Track your weight, sleep, hours, fatigue and stress while you train.
  • Syncs daily with other popular apps like Garmin and MyFitnessPal.

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