Fitness Minutes: (20,043)
865 1/29/13 7:12 A
What Dragon said.
But, a bit more information could be useful. Do you run already? Walk already? Do you want to build up to a 5k or do you have a race in mind? What other activities do you already do?
Fitness Minutes: (15,905)
9,717 1/28/13 11:06 P
There are many ways. The first is to build a good walking base. You must walk before you run!
Getting properly fitted for running shoes has helped a great many people, myself included. Head to a specialty running store and get a proper fitting! It's worth the investment, and usually isn't as much as you think.
Then, pick up a training program. There are many apps (I love the Zombies, Run! 5k training app: https://www.zombiesrungame.com/ - worth every penny.) Or you can use the Sparkpeople 5k your way training plans: