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Running 10K

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I haven’t posted before but graduated from C25K just over 3 years ago. I’ve kept running and am now building up to 10K making sure to stick to not increasing my distance by anymore than 10% of the previous weeks total.

I just wondered how often people run 10K once they have done it for the first time? I’d like to maintain my ability to run 10K but not sure I want to do it every week.

Thanks.

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Good for you! You can dash off the odd 10k when you feel like it 😃

One a week wouldn’t be unreasonable, with say a five and an 8k too

It’s up to you. Just do what you’re happy with. You can move up to next distance using the 10% rule, eg half marathon 🙂

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Sorry Runner1102, but I don't think there is a single answer for that question that would relate to everyone.

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What are your goals?

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I think I’ll be happy to be able to run 10K. I don’t see myself wanting to run further. I probably think running 5K regularly but maintaining my ability to run 10K maybe once a month. I don’t want to get injured if I can help it hence wondering whether I need to run 10K more than once a month to try not to overdo it when I do want to run 10K.

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I think that sounds like a very sensible plan...

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If you have been running for 3 years and have a 10k under your belt and do 5k regularly, you will not have to do 10k all the time to be able to do an occasional one, no.

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Thank you very much for all the replies.

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