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The Common Sense Coach: Run Your Best 5K Video Series

In the first of 6 episodes on the 5K, Coach Carl explains why now is the perfect time to target the 5K and how it will benefit your future goals.

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In a new video series, coach Carl Leivers, who has helped collegians, beginners, and competitive adults achieve their running goals, takes you through how to train for and race your best 5K, explaining workouts and strategies in an approachable, practical — and smart —  way.

In this first episode, coach Carl explains why the 5K is the perfect distance — practically and strategically — to tackle right now as we wait for the end of the pandemic and set our sights on future goals.

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Episode 2: Leg Speed for the 5K

Episode 3: Lactate Threshold for the 5K

Episode 4: VO2 Max for the 5K

Episode 5: Putting 5K Training Together

Episode 6: 5K Taper and Race Strategy

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