2018 HOKA ONE ONE RunBlogRun Spring Training, 800m-5000m, week 4, day 7, enjoy your long run

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It is Sunday, so it is long run day. 70-90 minutes this time of the year makes lots of sense. Long runs build your endurance, allow you time to write reports or discuss your nightmare Math class. Long runs are great ways to solve many of world problems, or at least discus them ad nauseum.

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Sunday, February 11, 2018: Relaxed Long run, 65-70 minutes with friends, at pace you can talk. Long runs are all about the socializing and building endurance.

Week 4, the beginning of the focus

Monday: warm up, 5-6 miles, Holmer Fartlek, go out at good pace, and at half way, increase pace and run back a minute faster than first half, then, 4x150 meter stride outs, cooldown

Tuesday: warm up, 50 minute fartlek, 20 times 1 minutes hard, 1 minutes easy, two times 2.30 minutes hard, 2.30 minutes easy, cooldown

Wednesday: warm up, Easy 55-60 minutes, cooldown, on soft ground

Thursday: warm up, two sets of 6 x 300 meters, at current mile race pace, with 100m jog, and 800 meter jog between sets, , 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.

Sunday: Relaxed Long run, 65-70 minutes with friends, at pace you can talk. Long runs are all about the socializing and building endurance.

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