NEW! Runner's World Break 20 Minutes 5-K Plan (8 Weeks)

This eight-week plan is designed for runners who want to finish a 5-K in 20 minutes, or an average pace of 6:26 per mile. It features five days of running per week, including easy runs, tempo runs, mile repeats, and half-mile repeats, plus long runs of 10 to 12 miles. Weekly mileage starts at 30 miles per week and peaks at 40 miles per week a few weeks before the race. Paces for each workout are prescribed.

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