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Alan Culpepper’s Top-5 Beginner 5K Training Tips

If you're a beginner trying to tackle your first 5K, reaching the finish line is achievable with the right preparation and focus.

For someone who’s never run before, tackling 3.1 miles in one shot may seem daunting. But with the right preparation and focus, getting from the start of your first 5K to the finish intact is definitely achievable. What follows are five suggestions to consider as you lace up your shoes and hit the roads and trails: