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How Many Miles Is 5K, 10K, Half Marathon And A Marathon?

Running a 5k is becoming a very popular goal for many novice runners. It’s a distance which with a little consistent training most people could build up to running in as little as 6 to 8 weeks. But exactly how many miles is 5k and how long will it take the average runner to finish one? The following is a list of all the mainstream race distances, although some organisers create their own distances and routes, the majority of road races will fit in to one of these categories: – 5k race = 3.1 miles. The average time it takes a beginner to run a typical 5k race is 30 – 45 minutes 10k race = 6.2 miles The average time it takes to complete a 10k race is 1 – 1 ½ hours. Half marathon = 13.1 miles, 21.7 kilometres The average time it takes to complete a half marathon is 2…