5k - Beginner 8-Week Training Plan
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This plan is perfect for a beginner looking to tackle their first 5k or to train for a 5k safely while building strength and endurance. This plan will take you through eight weeks, starting with short runs with walk breaks and incorporates runner specific strength training.
Race Goal: Complete a 5k
Longest Training Run: 3 miles
Experience Level: Beginner
How it Works
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
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Day Off x4
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Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- 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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