Long runs give meaning to Sunday workouts. Long runs are the special sauce, the verde sauce that makes that breakfast burrito truly supreme. Enjoy the long run. Embrace the quiet and solitude on the trails, roads or the loop you have designated. Stay safe.
Shelby Houlihan, Karissa Schweizer, photo by Cortney White
Sunday, 21 September 2020: Long run, 75-90 minutes
2020 RunBlogRun Spring Track & Field Training program, in the time of the coronavirus, Week 38, day 7
Monday: warm up, an easy 50 minutes, 6 x 150 m stride outs, cooldown
Tuesday: warm up, 15 minutes easy, tempo run, 20 minutes, at pace 30 seconds above your ave mile pace for 5k now. So, if you ran 18 minutes for 5k, you can run 20 minutes at 6:20 mile pace, this is not to exhaust you, but to build you, 4x300m cutdowns, cooldown
Wednesday: warm up, an easy 45 minutes, 6 x 150 m stride outs, cooldown
Thursday: warm up, 60 minute hilly run, include a long 10 minute hilly grind, and 5×3 minute hilly charge, cooldown
Friday: warm up, an easy 45 minutes, 6 x 150 m stride outs, cooldown
Saturday: warm up, Fartlek: 5 minutes at 5k pace, 5 minutes easy, 4 minutes at 5k pace, 4 minutes easy, 3 minutes at 5k pace, 3 minutes easy, 2 minutes at 5k pace, 2 minutes easy, 30 minutes, steady state, cooldown, or,
20 x 1 minute, 5 k pace, 2 minutes easy, 20 minutes, steady state, cooldown.
Sunday: Long run, 75-90 minutes
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