To train effectively, you need to do more than running. Cross-training is now the accepted method for improving athletic ability. If you want to build muscle, run first. To build your endurance and aerobic capacity, run last.
Best Cross Training for Recovery: Yoga, Pilates, Walking, Golf
Best Cross Training for Cardio: Elliptical Machine, Swimming, Biking, Aqua Jogging, Dancing
Best Cross Training for Strength: Weight Training, Rock Climbing
Best Cross Training for HIIT: Rowing Machine, Spinning
A distance of 5 miles should take around 1 hour. 1 mile will take around 12 minutes, while 2 miles will take around 24 minutes.
As a general rule, the faster you go, the more calories you will burn exponentially since your body uses more energy to go faster. At a moderate speed per hour you will burn less calories than walking at a faster rate, e.g. a moderate to fast pace.
Several studies have found shown high-intensity training (HIIT) significantly reduces total abdominal fat, including visceral belly fat more effectively than lower-intensity exercise like running.
5 miles should take about 60 minutes on average.