2017 HOKA ONE ONE Postal Nationals Fall Cross Country Training Program, Week 17, Day 2, Tuesday is tempo run!

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The tempo runs are a key part of most successful elite runners' workouts. Tempo runs build your confidence and strength for mid race in the cross country. This sub maximal work makes you stronger. Add this to your regular work, your long runs, your hill runs, and you have a complete training program.

van alstine xc .jpgThe race is on! photo by Justin Britton

Tuesday, October 10, 2017. warm up, 20 minute tempo run on track, run pace at 30 seconds per mile above our

current 5k racing pace, so if you run 6 minute pace today for 5k race, run tempo at 6:30 pace, and stay

focused. Jog 800 meters, and finish with 4 times 200 meters, easy jog in between, cooldown

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Fall 2017 HOKA ONE ONE, Fall XC Training Program, week 17

Monday, warm up, 60 minute run, Holmer Fartlek (32 minutes out, back in 28 minutes), 8 x 150 meter stride outs, cooldown

Tuesday, warm up, 20 minute tempo run on track, run pace at 30 seconds per mile above our

current 5k racing pace, so if you run 6 minute pace today for 5k race, run tempo at 6:30 pace, and stay

focused. Jog 800 meters, and finish with 4 times 200 meters, easy jog in between, cooldown

Wednesday, warm up, easy 45-55 minute minute run, four times 150 meter stride outs, cooldown, easy

stretching.

Thursday, warm up, warm up, race, 20 minute jog, then, 12 x 40 seconds, then cooldown. If no race,

warm up, 3 times mile at current race pace, 400m jog, 6x 300 meters cut downs, 150 meter jog, cooldown .

Friday, warm up, easy 45-50 minute run with four 150 meter stride outs, then cooldown

Saturday, warm up, early season cross country race, cooldown finish up with , or, if no race, warm up,

45 minute fartlek, 20 x 1 minute hard, one minute jog, cooldown

Sunday, warm up, 80-85 minutes, in hills, cooldown

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