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# How many miles is a 10K race?

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A 10k race is 6.2 miles. One kilometer converts to .62 miles. Ten kilometers, therefore, converts to 6.2 miles. A 10k race is twice as long as the popular 5k race, which is 3.1 miles.

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A 10k race is a long distance running competition. It is usually the second step for long distance runners after successfully completing a 5k run. To successfully run a 10k, a detailed plan must be in place. The plan should include scheduled runs each week, with increased distances over a specified amount of time. To prevent injury, a runner should wear the proper shoes, hydrate and stretch.

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50 kilometers is the equivalent of 31.07 miles. There are 1.61 kilometers in one mile. Kilometers are used in most of the world as the standard unit of measurement for running races and traveling, but in the United States, miles are used instead of kilometers.

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A distance of 50 kilometers is equal to 31.069 miles. One mile is larger than one kilometer; one mile is equal to 1.6093 kilometers or 1,609.3 meters.

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A klick, alternately spelled "click," is 0.62 miles, according to the Public Broadcasting Service. The term "klick" is used as a shortened form of the word "kilometer." The word "klick," when used as a slang term to reference a kilometer, is considered to be a military term.