The Spring track & field season is about to begin. We will provide daily inspirational notes plus daily training suggestions. As today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we hope that you spent some time thinking about how the strength of our country, is our diversity. You learn that in being part of a track & field team. Just run a relay!
In track & field, all events are important. Learn about the non distance events in our sport. It makes the sport more interesting and fun!
Monday, January 15, 2017
Warm up, 4-5 miles, 4x 150 meters stride outs, cool down
Week 1, Beginning of track season
Monday: warm up, 4-5 miles easy, 4 times 150 meters stride outs, cooldown
Tuesday: warm up, 50 minute fartlek, ten times 2 minutes hard, 2 minutes easy, five times, one minute hard, one minute easy,
Wednesday: warm up, Easy 55-60 minutes, cooldown, on soft ground
Thursday: warm up, 50 minute fartlek, five times five minutes hard, five minutes easy, cooldown
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
Sunday: Relaxed Long run, 65-70 minutes with friends, at pace you can talk. Long runs are all about the socializing and building endurance.