2018 HOKA ONE ONE RunBlogRun Spring Training, 800m-5000m, week 7, day 2, a fast and fun Tuesday Fartlek workout

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This is week seven. Fartlek and the Thursday speed work is beginning to make you feel faster. The racing on weekends is a great workout and prep for you as you build to the serious season.

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Ben Bruce, Northern Arizona Elite, photo by Justin Britton

Tuesday, February 27, 2018: warm up, Fartlek, 50 minutes, five minutes controlled, 20 times 1 minute hard, one minute easy, five minutes controlled, then, cooldown

Week seven, building for the big season

Monday: warm up, three miles on track, jog turns, sprint straights, 4x150 meters strideout, two miles easy, cooldown

Tuesday: warm up, Fartlek, 50 minutes, five minutes controlled, 20 times 1 minute hard, one minute easy, five minutes controlled, then, cooldown

Wednesday: warm up, Easy 55-60 minutes, cooldown, on soft ground, 4 x 150 meter stride outs

Thursday: warm up, one set of 8 x 400 meters, 200 meter jog, at mile pace, 800m jog, 4 x 200 meters, pace of current 800m pace, cooldown, and long session of stretching.

Friday: warm up, 4 -5 miles easy, 4 times 150 meters stride outs, cooldown

Saturday: warm up, race 1k, mile or 800 meters, cooldown, if you do not race, then, two miles on track, sprint straights, jog turns, cooldown. Prefered race distance, 1k one week, 1 mile one week, 2 mile another. cooldown. If no race, 45-50 minute run.

Sunday: Relaxed Long run, 70 minutes with friends, at pace you can talk. Long runs are all about the socializing and building endurance.

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