Median Times for Top Finishers in 5K Road Races

The tables below show the median times for the top finishers in 5K road races. The races are broken down into size categories based on the total number of finishers (male plus female) in each race.   The categories are as follows: small races with 100-299 finishers, medium races with 300-499 finishers, large races with 500-999 finishers, and very large races with 1000 or more finishers.  The number of races and other statistics for each race category are as follows:

race size categories

These results are based on data reported in Racing Among the Ages.

overall MALE

overall FEMALE

Also see a related article on the Median 5K Times of Age Group Winners.