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If you are in lane 1, then you must run 12 1/2 laps to equal 5k. The explanation for this is that a normal running track is 400 meters, therefore 12 1/2 laps would equal 5000 meters; i.e. 5K meters.

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Q: How man laps around a regulation running track is equal to 5 k?
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