To run a 5k go out and run right now. Ok how far did you go? Make it easy count blocks, for a very rough estimate just run 20 city blocks and back. Do what you can every day until you reach this goal. All city blocks are different but 20 is about half. Just keep gradually increasing until you can run run 20 blocks and back. If you want to be exact go http://www.usatf.org/routes/map/ and just trace your running route and it will give you exact distance. Put in your zip code for your city map.
The US Race Calendar is the national running club race calendar that runners and race directors add their races to. This website is for your race and running club information.
The US Race Calendar is the place for runners to talk about races. Keep a racing blog or comment on races. Add your running clubs latest news, meetings and races. Add a blog about your favorite training run and all users can comment on it. All users can email each other if they choose. They can also choose not to receive emails from other users. It is a choice in their user profile.
The Right Size Of Shoes Does Make A Difference!
Have you ever had that feeling that there was something about
your feet or shoes but could not put your finger exactly on it?
There was some slight discomfort about your feet, maybe your
shoes felt slightly tight but no blisters or soreness. You have
discovered that your running shoes need to be at least a half or
maybe a whole size bigger than your street shoes. This is because
your feet swell as your run, this is normal and occurs more in
Runners can find races to run and add their races. Running clubs can use this site for their own website. Logged in runners add, update and delete their own content. Runners can comment on races, upload race entry forms, results and add race pictures. Races are sorted in several lists with the most recently updated ones first. Put your race or running club on the race calendar (free) There are two ways to see only your content.