How to go sub20 in the 5k.

I’ve talked about this in the past, but an arbitrary time goal does not matter.

If you’re a 18:55 5ker trying to break 18, a 26:00 5ker trying to break 24, or a 17:45 5k’er trying to go 16:59, you still:

Run as much as you can.

But not too much.

Eat plenty of protein.

Do daily strength & mobility.

Take unloading weeks.

Run easy days most of the time.

Run hard once in a while.

Follow some sort of training schedule.

Be patient.

No matter if you’re trying to do a sub20 5k or a sub 4 marathon, you still need to do thisClick to Tweet!


Kyle is a running coach who works with people all over the world to help them run more consistently & be resilient to injury.

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