2021 RunBlogRun, week # 5, Fall Cross Country Racing Season, Day 4

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Once a week, I am working on giving you a workout with most of the challenges in a 5k race, all wrapped up into one workout. See what you think!

Rupp_Galen-promo-Chicago21.jpgGalen Rupp took second at Bank of America Chicago marathon on October 10! Cross country running was a big part of his high school and college development! photo by Chicago marathon media / Kevin Morris

Thursday: warm-up, Hill repeats, 300 meter long hills, jog back to start, repeat 4 times , then, 20 minute run, moderate pace, 1 x mile, 5k race pace, 800m jog, go to flat surface, 2 x 200m, 20 minute cooldown

2021 RunBlogRun, week # 5, Fall Cross Country Racing Season, Day 4

Monday: AM for advanced: 30-minute run

Main workout: light run, 45 minutes easy pace, stretch, 4 x 150 m stride-outs, light cooldown.

Tuesday: warm-up, 3 x 1000m, 3k pace, 30 minute run, moderate pace, 6 x 200m stride outs, cooldown

Wednesday: AM for advanced: 30-minute run.

Main workout: light run, 45 minutes easy pace, stretch, 4 x 150 m light cooldown.

Thursday: warm-up, Hill repeats, 300 meter long hills, jog back to start, repeat 4 times , then, 20 minute run, moderate pace, 1 x mile, 5k race pace, 800m jog, go to flat surface, 2 x 200m, 20 minute cooldown

Friday: Advanced athletes, take light AM 30 minute run.

Main workout: light run, 45 minutes easy pace, stretch, 4 x 150 m stride-outs, light cooldown.

Saturday: warm-up, Race 5k, 30 minutes, plus 6 x 250m stride outs, cooldown

Sunday: Long run, 75-90 minutes, at a conversational pace

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