# 5K in Miles - How Far Five Kilometers is in Miles

Here are simple conversions from kilometers to miles which includes the 5k in miles.  At the end of the article is a conversion calculator for any distance, or even plug in your goal pace for any distance.

5k = 3.1 miles
10k = 6.2 miles

If you were to run on a 400 meter track, four laps is about one mile. 12 1/2 laps on a track equals 5000 meters (5K) or about 3.1 miles.

When running on a 400 meter track, 25 laps equals 10,000 meters (10K) or about 6.2 miles.

Here is a simple conversion chart for kilometers to miles.

1k = 0.62 miles
2k = 1.24 miles
3k = 1.86 miles
4k = 2.49 miles
5k = 3.1 miles
6k = 3.73 miles
7k = 4.35 miles
8k = 4.97 miles (about 5 miles)
9k = 5.6 miles
10k = 6.2 miles
15k = 9.32 miles
20k = 12.4 miles
21.0975k = 13.1 miles, The Half Marathon
25k = 15.53 miles
30k = 18.6 miles
35k = 21.75 miles
40k = 24.8 miles
42.195k = 26.2 miles, The Marathon (To be exact - 26 miles 385 yards)
45k = 27.96 miles
50k = 31.07 miles

Here's a quick two minute video explaining the differences between a kilometer and a mile.

Here is a simple conversion chart for miles to kilometers.

1 m = 1.61k
2 m = 3.22k
3 m = 4.83k
3.1 m = 5k
4 m = 6.44k
5 m = 8.05k
6.2 m = 10k
10 m = 16.09k
13.1 m (13 miles 192.5 yards) The Half Marathon = 21.0975k
15 m = 24.14k
20 m = 32.19k
25 m = 40.23k
26.2 m (26 miles 385 yards) The marathon = 42.195k
30 m = 48.28k

Want to find out what pace you should run at if you have a goal time for a certain distance? Use the pace calculator below.

 Calculate for:   Time Distance Pace Time (h:m:s) Distance Pace (h:m:s) : : : : Miles Meters Yards Kilometers Mile 400m Kilometer

I hope this list and the pace calculator help you out. Once again a 5k in miles is 3.1.

- Written by David Tiefenthaler

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