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I am running my first organized 5 k in 2 weeks and have been using Robert Ullrey's C25K podcast to train. Unfortunately he does not offer a "first 5K" podcast.
I am guessing I need music paced to about 11 minutes a mile. Any suggestions?
Though I don't have any recommendations for music, I would recommend reviewing the race organizer's website for rules regarding headphones during the race. This may be a small race so it may not be an issue. But many of the races I have registered for "strongly discourage", if not ban, the use of headphones during the race. They don't want people running in a large crowd unable to hear others coming up behind them or unable to hear instructions that are being given.
So I would say check into that first in case you need to plan on running without a podcast.
I've done the Great Race of Agoura (their 10K) five times. Although the 5K course isn't quite as scenic as the 10K - it doesn't go through Old Agoura - it does go through some very nice residential areas. My personal opinion would be to just enjoy the race course and the race atmosphere, and leave the headphones at home.
"...I've learned that you shouldn't compare yourself to the best others can do, but to the best you can do....I've learned that you can keep going long after you think you can't..." --- author unknown
@ 5K: Ontario Mills 5K, Ontario, CA, 24:42
Heart of the City Run, Los Angeles, CA, 24:13
Bruin 5K Run at UCLA, Westwood, CA, 24:54
@ 10K: LA Chinatown Firecracker 10K, Los Angeles, CA, 51:42
The Great Race - Old Agoura 10K, Agoura Hills, CA, 51:12
I like to train to Stronger by Kelly Clarkson, I also have a lot of Christian music that I like. Skillet's Hero is a good one to get you pumped up before hand. My running club races discourage the use of headphone, but do allow them. I know the St. Jude marathons, did ban headphones, but they are allowed now.