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10km Runs, The Perfect Happy Medium?

10km Runs, The Perfect Happy Medium?

If you are a recreational runner who is looking for a little competition, the 10km might be the perfect event for you. The 10km is the perfect happy medium for both newbie competitors and seasoned athletes. Although a 10km (6.2 miles) might sound a little intimidating, it is a run that many people can go to couch to finish line in just a few months. Whether you are looking for a fast flat race course or a fun run with lots of peaks and valleys, there is a 10km to fit your aspirations, desires, a ... Continue Reading


Things To Think About

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If you overtrain, you might end up injuring yourself. It okay is to go “all in” just don’t overdo it, or you will be “all out”

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Do you enjoy fast and flat or fun and adventurous?

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What type of temperatures do you run best in? Knowing might help you choose the most enjoyable event

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Do you want to travel and make your 10km a getaway, or run it for a cause?

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Are you looking to complete it or win it?


What are the best 10kms runs 2024?

There is absolutely no shortage of runs either around your own community or the globe. Each 10km usually has its own twist, charitable theme, or unique extra that makes runners come back year after year. That is why so many event organizers make the 10km their "go-to".

Whether you want to enter into one of the most famous US runs like the Peachtree Road Race or the World’s Best 10K, or you want to make the experience exotic by traveling the globe to participate in the Correcaminos 10k or the Bahamas 10k the perfect run is out there to inspire you. Make it a day event or plan a vacation, the key is to preregister so that you commit to make this your year to hit the track, feet ready.

If you are someone who wants to get their running shoes wet in a little competition or have a marathon on your bucket list, the 10km is the perfect happy medium as the stepping stone to your goals.

Or, if you just want to compete purely for the fun of it, the 10km offers the most unique and fun opportunities world-wide. Check out all the events there are and choose the one that turns your inner competitor on.


Good to Know

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The fastest time anyone has ever finished the 10km is 26:01 by Issac Kimaiyo

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If you want to walk it, you will burn about eighty calories per hour

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If you are are currently running less than five miles per week, then it will take you approximately 8 to 10 weeks to be 10km ready

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The 10km is exactly 6.2 miles, if you can run a 5km, you can do a 10km

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The average running time for the 10km is about 50 to 70 minutes

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