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The 5K run is a long-distance road running competition over a distance of five kilometres (3.1069 miles). [1]

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Adipose tissue

In biology, adipose tissue or body fat or just fat is loose connective tissue composed mostly of adipocytes.

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Association of Road Racing Statisticians

The Association of Road Racing Statisticians is an independent, non-profit organization that collects, analyzes, and publishes statistics regarding road running races.

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Berhane Adere

Berhane Adere Debala (Ge'ez: ብርሀኔ አደሬ born July 21, 1973 in Shewa) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner who specialises in the 10,000 metres and the half marathon.

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The city of Bern or Berne (Bern,; Berne; Berna; Berna; Bernese German: Bärn) is the de facto capital of Switzerland, referred to by the Swiss as their (e.g. in German) Bundesstadt, or "federal city".

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The BOclassic is an annual road running competition over the distance of 10 kilometres for men and 5 kilometres for women.

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Bologna (Emilian: Bulåggna pronounced; Bononia) is the largest city (and the capital) of the Emilia-Romagna Region in Italy.

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Brunssum (Broensem) is a municipality and a town in the province of Limburg in the Netherlands.

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Bupa (pronounced) is an international healthcare group, serving over 22 million customers in over 190 countries.

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Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK is a cancer research and awareness charity in the United Kingdom, formed on 4 February 2002 by the merger of The Cancer Research Campaign and the Imperial Cancer Research Fund.

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Carlos Lopes

Carlos Alberto de Sousa Lopes, GCIH, (born February 18, 1947) is a Portuguese former long-distance runner, winner of the marathon race at the 1984 Summer Olympics, in Los Angeles.

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Carlsbad 5000

The Carlsbad 5000 is an annual road running event over five kilometers (3.1 mi) which is typically held in April in Carlsbad, California, United States.

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Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States.

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Circulatory system

The circulatory system, also called the cardiovascular system, is an organ system that permits blood to circulate and transport nutrients (such as amino acids and electrolytes), oxygen, carbon dioxide, hormones, and blood cells to and from the cells in the body to provide nourishment and help in fighting diseases, stabilize temperature and pH, and maintain homeostasis.

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Deena Kastor

Deena Michelle Kastor (born Deena Michelle Drossin on February 14, 1973) is an American long-distance runner.

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Derry, officially Londonderry, is the second-largest city in Northern Ireland and the fourth-largest city on the island of Ireland.

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Elana Meyer

Elana Meyer (born 10 October 1966, in Albertinia) is a former long-distance runner from South Africa, who won the silver medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in the 10,000 metres event.

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Endurance training

Endurance training is the act of exercising to increase endurance.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Exercise physiology

Exercise physiology is the physiology of physical exercise, that is, study of the acute responses and chronic adaptations to a wide range of exercise conditions.

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Freihofer's Run for Women

Freihofer's Run for Women is an annual five-kilometer road running competition for women that is usually held in late May or early June in Albany, New York, United States.

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Fun run

A fun run is a friendly race that involves either road running or cross country running with participants taking part for their own enjoyment rather than competition.

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Grete Waitz

Grete Waitz (née Andersen, 1 October 1953 – 19 April 2011) was a Norwegian marathon runner and former world record holder.

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Health professional

A health professional or health-care provider is an individual who provides preventive, curative, promotional or rehabilitative health care services in a systematic way to people, families or communities.

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International Association of Athletics Federations

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the international governing body for the sport of athletics.

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Jersey City, New Jersey

Jersey City is the second-most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey,, United States Census Bureau.

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Jogging is a form of trotting or running at a slow or leisurely pace.

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Julie Shea

Julie Shea is a runner and politician.

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List of medical organisations

The following is a list of medical organizations.

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List of world records in athletics

World records in athletics are ratified by the International Association of Athletics Federations.

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Liz McColgan

Elizabeth McColgan-Nuttall MBE (née Lynch, born 24 May 1964) is a Scottish former middle-distance and long-distance track and road-running athlete.

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Long-distance running

Long-distance running, or endurance running, is a form of continuous running over distances of at least three kilometres (1.86 miles).

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Lornah Kiplagat

Lornah Kiplagat (born 1 May 1974) is a Dutch long-distance runner.

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Lorraine Moller

Lorraine Mary Moller (born 1 June 1955) is a former athlete from New Zealand, who competed in track athletics and later specialised in the marathon.

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Luigi Conti

Luigi Conti (born 11 September 1937) is a retired Italian long-distance runner.

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Lydia Cheromei

Lydia Cheromei (born 15 May 1977 in Baringo District) is a Kenyan athlete.

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Lynn Kanuka-Williams

Lynn Kanuka-Williams (née Kanuka; born July 11, 1960) is a Canadian athlete who competed mainly in the 3,000 metres.

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The marathon is a long-distance running event with an official distance of 42.195 kilometres (26.21875 miles, or 26 miles and 385 yards), usually run as a road race.

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Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit medical practice and medical research group based in Rochester, Minnesota.

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Mental health

Mental health is a level of psychological well-being, or an absence of a mental disorder;About.com (2006, July 25).

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Meseret Defar

Meseret Defar Tola (Amharic: መሰረት ደፋር; born 19 November 1983 in Addis Ababa) is a female long-distance runner from Ethiopia who competes chiefly in the 3000 metres and 5000 metres events.

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Miami is a city located on the Atlantic coast in southeastern Florida and the county seat of Miami-Dade County.

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Mike McLeod

Mike McLeod (Michael James McLeod; born 25 January 1952 in Dilston, Northumberland) is a former British athlete who competed mainly in the 10,000 metres.

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National Health Service

The four publicly funded health care systems in the countries of the United Kingdom are referred to as the National Health Service (NHS).

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National records in athletics

National records in athletics are the marks achieved by a nation's best athlete in a particular athletics event.

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Neurobiological effects of physical exercise

The neurobiological effects of physical exercise are numerous and involve a wide range of interrelated neuropsychological changes.

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Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne (RP:; Locally), commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, from the North Sea.

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North American 5K Championships

The North American 5K Championships, also known as the North American 5 km Team Challenge, was an annual road running competition over 5 kilometres between three North American countries: Canada, Mexico and the United States.

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Parkrun (styled as parkrun) is the name given to a collection of five-kilometre running events that take place every Saturday morning in several countries.

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Paula Radcliffe

Paula Jane Radcliffe, MBE (born 17 December 1973) is an English long-distance runner.

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Physical fitness

Physical fitness is a general state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports or occupations.

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Providence, Rhode Island

Providence is the capital and most populous city in Rhode Island.

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Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh is the capital of the state of North Carolina as well as the seat of Wake County in the United States.

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Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in Canary Wharf, London, England, United Kingdom and a division of Thomson Reuters.

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Road running

Road running is the sport of running on a measured course over an established road (as opposed to track and field and cross country running).

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Rose Cheruiyot

Rose Jelagat Cheruiyot (born July 21, 1976) is a runner from Kenya.

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Runner's World

Runner's World is a globally circulated monthly magazine for runners of all skills sets, published by Rodale Inc. in Emmaus, Pennsylvania, in the United States.

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Sammy Kipketer

Sammy Kipketer (born 29 September 1981 in Rokocho, Keiyo District) is a Kenyan long-distance runner who specializes in the 5000 metres and cross-country running.

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Seia is a municipality in Guarda District in Portugal.

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Sexism or gender discrimination is prejudice or discrimination based on a person's sex or gender.

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Steve Scott (athlete)

Steve Scott (born May 5, 1956 in Upland, California) is an American male track and field athlete who is considered by some to be one of the greatest mile runners in American history.

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The Color Run

The Color Run is an event series and five kilometre paint race that is inspired by the Hindu festival of Holi.

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Track and field

Track and field is a sport which combines various athletic contests based on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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USA Track & Field

USA Track & Field (USATF) is the United States national governing body for the sports of track and field, cross country running, road running and racewalking (known as the sport of athletics outside the US).

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West Lafayette, Indiana

West Lafayette is a city in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States.

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William Mutwol

William Mutwol (born October 10, 1967) is a former middle distance runner from Kenya.

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Women's sports

Women's sports include amateur and professional competitions in virtually all sports.

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Woodland Hills, Los Angeles

Woodland Hills is a neighborhood bordering the Santa Monica Mountains in the San Fernando Valley region of the city of Los Angeles, California.

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Yobes Ondieki

Yobes Ondieki (born February 21, 1961 in Kisii, Nyanza) is a former Kenyan 5000 m runner, who won the World Championships' gold medal in Tokyo 1991.

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10K run

The 10K run is a long-distance road running competition over a distance of ten kilometers (6.2 miles).

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5000 metres

The 5000 metres or 5000-meter run (approximately 3.1 mi or 16,404 ft) is a common long-distance running event in track and field.

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