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How To Run 5km Without Stopping

POPSUGAR AUSTRALIA have partnered with 2XU to keep you supported while kicking your workout goals.

We love finding new ways to conquer our fitness goals — especially when it comes to running.

Knowing where to start with running can be tricky because it's as much a mental challenge as it is a physical one. It requires patience and perseverance, but the rewards that come with it (hello marble-like calves, improved cardiovascular health and increased mindfulness) are so worth sticking out the challenge.

So, to gain a better understanding of how to crack the at-times mystical task that is long-distant running, we asked 22-year-old athlete and PT Clara Smith to indulge us in a few no-brainer tips and expert secrets.

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