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# How many miles is a 2K run?

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A 2-kilometer, or 2K, run is the equivalent of approximately 1.24 miles. Put another way, it is 1 mile and slightly over 427 yards. A 2-kilometer run is a good running distance with which to start for beginners who are not ready to tackle the demands of a 5-kilometer run.

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One kilometer equals 0.6214 miles, or a little more than half of a mile. A 5-kilometer run is 3.1 miles, and a 10-kilometer run is 6.2 miles. A marathon, the goal of many serious runners, is 26.2 miles, or 42 kilometers. A marathon is the equivalent of 21 2-kilometer runs.

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A 3k run is 3 kilometers in length. This is equal to approximately 1.86 miles. The amount of time it takes to complete a 3k run depends on how fast a person runs.

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A 4k run is 4 kilometers long. Four kilometers is the equivalent of 4,000 meters and is approximately 2.49 miles in the U.S. measuring system.

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The average 5k run time depends on the level of experience of the runner. If someone just starting out runs a 12-minute mile, he will complete the race, which is roughly 3.1 miles, in about 37 minutes. If a more experienced runner runs a 9-minute mile, he will finish the race in about 28 minutes.