How do i become a better runner?

i’m joining track this year and i want to do distance. i know that i’m going to need to bring my mile time down and be able to run for miles at a time. i have about five and a half months to do all the training i can. i talked to the coach and he gave me a quick 6 week 5k running plan, but beyond that i don’t know... show more i’m joining track this year and i want to do distance. i know that i’m going to need to bring my mile time down and be able to run for miles at a time. i have about five and a half months to do all the training i can. i talked to the coach and he gave me a quick 6 week 5k running plan, but beyond that i don’t know what to do to help myself and train better. so if any runners/ coaches have any tips, plans, or workouts that they suggest, don’t hesitate to let me know!
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