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How can I choose a training plan to run 10K?

There are many different types of training plans for running a 10K; make sure to choose one that fits your goals and available time, whether you’re a beginner or an elite runner looking to shave precious seconds from your personal record. To find a suitable plan, look online or talk with a friend with running experience. Seek a program that includes a variety of distances, times and paces. Mix up your route, so you don’t become bored. Running with a program is important, but basic preparatory warm-ups, exercises and stretching are also key components of a successful, injury-free training plan.

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