Newbie 101: The 5K Run

Running in a 5K race in 2007 after a year of hiatus from training, mind you, I could hardly reach the finish line.  Without proper training, a five-kilometer run would’t be that easy.  

Recently I came across two websites that discuss how the 5km races help one’s fitness and motivate runners to train and improve their personal best or record (PB/PR).  Here are the links: 

3 Reasons to Run a 5K

Five-kilometer runs boost for fitness, charities