This type of workout gets some fatigue going, then, encourages you to finish fast. Your big races the rest of the season can be decided in the last few strides. Will you be there at the end of the race? That is what you train for.
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Tuesday, May 1, 2018: warm up, 20 minutes run, 8 x 200 meters, 200 meter jog, at 800 meter pace, 20 minute run, 8 x 200 meters, 200 meter job, at 600 meter pace, cooldown
Week 16, into racing season
Tuesday: warm up, 20 minutes run, 8 x 200 meters, 200 meter jog, at 800 meter pace, 20 minute run, 8 x 200 meters, 200 meter job, at 600 meter pace, cooldown
Wednesday: warm up, Easy 55-60 minutes, cooldown, on soft ground, 4 x 150 meter stride outs
Thursday: warm up, 8 x 400 meters, 200 meter job, pace at Mile pace, 30 minute run, cooldown
Friday: warm up, 4 -5 miles easy, 4 times 150 meters stride outs, cooldown
Saturday: warm up, race your primary distance. If no race, 40 minute run, 4 x 300 meters cut downs, cooldown
Sunday: Relaxed Long run, 70 minutes with friends, at pace you can talk. Long runs are all about the socializing and building endurance.