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How to Prepare for Your First 5K: Part 3

By: Jodi Sussner, Director of Personal Training

 

You have successfully completed your first 5k – now what?  Spend some time to enjoy the moment and be proud of what you have accomplished.  When you’re ready, it’s time to set your sights on a new goal.  Maybe you want to increase your pace and completion time of your 5k, or maybe you want to tackle a 10k!

 

The program below is a “next-step” from the original 5k training plan.

 

This program focuses on a higher volume of training plus, higher intensity intervals 1x/week.  Your long runs are scheduled weekly and typically on a weekend when you have a little more time available.

  

 

 

 

Now that you have gained the confidence and know-how to start, don’t stop!  Ride on the momentum of your current success – good luck!