2020 RunBlogRun Track & Field Training program, in the time of the coronavirus, Week 42, day 6

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This is Saturday. It is speed play day. We also know it as Fartlek. This session helps build leg speed.

NNValenciaWRDay-276.jpgNicholas Kemeli leads Joshua Cheptegai, photo by Dan Venon Photography

Saturday, 17 October 2020: warm-up, Fartlek: 10 x 1 minute, 5 k pace, 2 minutes easy, then 10 x 1 minute, 10k pace, 30 minutes cool down

logRun Track & Field Training program, in the time of the coronavirus, Week 42, day 6

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, 30-minute hilly run, 6 x 200m hill, jog 200 btw each hill, cool down

Friday: warm-up, an easy 45 minutes, 6 x 150 m stride outs, cooldown

Saturday: warm-up, Fartlek: 10 x 1 minute, 5 k pace, 2 minutes easy, then 10 x 1 minute, 10k pace, 30 minutes cool down

Sunday: Long run, 75-90 minutes

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