Week 5, moving to the big season
We are now in week six. If you are racing indoors, great. If you are not, that’s fine too. Just follow the workouts and we will get you ready for the outdoor season, just around the corner.
Monday: warm up, two miles on track, jog turns, sprint straights, 4×150 meters strideout, two miles easy, cooldown
Tuesday: warm up, Fartlek, six times 3 minutes at 5k pace , 2 minute jog, five minutes moderate pace, then, 8 times one minute hard, one minute easy, nine minutes moderate pace, 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, 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.