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Beginner Running Routines


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A beginner running routine is designed for individuals that are in moderate physical condition and are able to physically run for an extended period of time. In addition, in order to perform a beginning running routine you should not be suffering from any debilitating injuries, joint issues, or physical limitations.

This being said, a beginning running routine, like the ones listed below, are ideal for individuals who have been regularly running 15 to 30 miles per week, four to six days per week. In addition, it is highly recommended that before beginning any of the beginner running routines listed below you have at least six months of regular and consistent running experience behind you.

Typical running times and distances for individuals that are ready to begin the beginner running routine listed below are capable of the following:

Men - 5K time is 24:00 minutes and up and 10K time is 48:00 minutes and up
Women - 5K time is 26:00 minutes and up and 10K time is 54:00 minutes and up

Below are several steps that are intended to assist you in performing your beginner running routine with consistency, success, and without injury:

1Select the desired training routine that you will perform (i.e. 10K).
2Download the appropriate running routine.
3Follow the exact running routine per the daily schedule.
4Remember to properly warm-up, stretch, and cool down before and after each workout.

5Record and keep track of your results as you progress with the routine.
6Complete each running routine in it's entirety.
7After completing the running routine, consider progressing to the next level of difficulty.
8Keep checking back, as new and different routines will be added to the site in the future.

Beginner 5K Training Routine

A twelve week training program leading up to a 5K race. For runners who run 15 to 30 miles per week three to five days per week, and who have at least six months of running experience behind them. This may also include longtime runners who have not been actively running.

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Beginner 10K Training Routine

A twelve week training program leading up to a 10K race. For runners who run 15 to 30 miles per week three to five days per week, and who have at least six months of running experience behind them. This may also include longtime runners who have not been actively running.

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Beginner Half Marathon Training Routine

A twelve week training program leading up to a half marathon race. For runners who run 15 to 30 miles per week three to five days per week, and who have at least six months of running experience behind them. This may also include longtime runners who have not been actively running.

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