10k Running:
Guides, Tips, and Training Resources

10k training plans and advice for all runners – whether you’re working up to the 10k distance, or training for your next PR.

The 10k distance – around 6.2 miles – is a classic benchmark for both beginners and experienced runners.

A solid 10k can be an ambitious goal to aim for, a comfortable training run, or a gruelling race distance to runners.

Below you’ll find all our 10k running resources, including our couch to 10k guide and plan, as well as specific guides for time-based 10k goals, and much more advice – whether training for your first 10k or aiming to hit a new PR.


Couch To 10k Guide:

couch to 10k training plan & Running guide to get to 10k!

Couch To 10K: Complete Guide + Training Plan

Here’s our complete Couch To 10k guide, covering everything a newbie might want to know about starting the process of training to run 10k. Our two free training plans – 8 weeks and 12 weeks – have become some of the most popular online. Read more . . .

Check out our free-to-download, printable Couch to 10k Training Plans too:

Couch to 10k training plan 8 weeks, for active people!
Couch to 10k training plan 12 weeks, for non-runners

10k Training Plans

Each of our 10k training plans is free-to-download, and available in PDF and Google Sheet formats:


10k Training Tips And Advice:


Time-Based 10k Training Guides and Plans:


Stats and Information about Running 10k:


10k-specific Workouts And Training Modalities:


Further Useful Guides And Advice: