EMMJAY asked in SportsOther - Sports · 1 decade ago

How long is a 5k race?

What does the "K" stand for and what is it equvialent to? I know this sounds dumb but I never understand the whole "K" part.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    k stands for kilometer, which is equivalent to 0.62 mile. A 10k race = 6.2 miles, and a 5k race = 3.1 miles

  • 3 years ago

    How Long Is A 5k

  • 1 decade ago

    Kilometers.

    Translates to about 3.1 miles. Roughly

  • 1 decade ago

    5k = 5 kilometers, which is approximately 3.1 miles.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Just a little over 3 miles K stands for kilometer

  • 1 decade ago

    k stands for kilometers. 5k's are 3.1 miles long

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Kilometers.

  • 4 years ago

    3.125 miles, and that is 12 1/2 times around an outdoor track

  • k stands for kilometers. i think its a little less than a mile, but don't quote me on that. kilo means thousand..so 5000 meters...thats 15000 feet...you do the rest

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    It's 3.10685596 miles. K stands for kilometer. Don't feel bad, I know people who didn't know what the K stood for.

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