This is the end of week six in Fall training. On this Friday, you run 50 minutes at moderate pace and then, 8 strideouts. Tomorrow, you race!
Running in the fog, photo by HOKA ONE ONE NAZ Elite
Friday, October 26, 2018-warm up, easy 50 minutes, 8 x 150 meters stride outs, cooldown
This is the sixth week of the HOKA ONE ONE Fall cross country mileage program. We just finished 12 weeks of Summer training, plus two weeks of early summer training. Fall began six weeks ago. Please show our training suggestions to your coach, and always listen to your coach. During the fall, we will provide you with 12 more weeks of suggestions to get you to racing fit and help you reach your goals. Fine tune our program, make it work for you. Our themes are this: You need to train your mortal engine. Physical and mental challenges are important. Manage training and life stress. Turn stress into fun. Remember to rest, and have recovery days. Know how to improve your racing skills. Most of all, have fun!
And most of all, remember that, when you are looking for running shoes, check out www.hokaoneone.com and check out their fall racing contest, www.hokaoneonepostalnationals.com.
Week Six , This the 6th week of Fall XC Training
Monday-warm up, easy 60 minutes, 8 x150 meter stride outs, cooldown
Tuesday-warm up, Tempo Run, 20 minutes, run at 30 seconds per mile above current 5k pace, so if you race 5k at 6 minute pace, run this run at 6:30 pace. Run on track or measured road, 8 times 150 meter stride outs, cooldown.
Wednesday–warm up, 5k Xc race, cooldown, or warm up, easy 50 minutes, 8 x150 meter stride outs, cooldown, if no race, warm up, 50 minute run, 8 x 150 meters, cooldown.
Thursday-warm up, 60 minutes, 10 minutes good pace, 20 times 1 minute hard, 1 minute easy, 10 minutes good pace, cooldown
Friday-warm up, easy 50 minutes, 8 x 150 meters stride outs, cooldown
Saturday-warm up, 5k race, cooldown, or a 40 minute fartlek, four times, five minutes at 5k pace, five minutes easy, one minute easy, cooldown
Sunday-70-75 minute easy long run, on soft ground, or around a soccer pitch, remember to cool down
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