How Fast Can You Go?

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5K Run Times – How Fast Can You Go?

If you’re thinking about entering a 5k race sometime soon, you may well be wondering what are good 5k run times? If you’ve completed a 5k in the past and have a time to beat already, then use that to set yourself the challenge of beating this time around. If you haven’t run one yet, then my advice is to simply aim to get round in one piece without having to stop and this time can be your next target. Accomplished runners get better by increasing the speed they run at over successive races and it’s actually the challenge of beating previous times that keeps them motivated to run faster and train harder. If you’re a new runner however, you may be interested to know what the average 5k run times are? Any runners who have previously done a number of 5k races would be looking to complete the race in under 25 minutes, whereas…