2021 RunBlogRun, week # 6, Fall Cross Country Racing Season, Day 2

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This is a good Tuesday workout. Varying pace, as it happens in cross country, and changing footing. At SCU, we used to do our mile repeats on a rugged grassy school ground, and the workouts built us up over the season. Varying the footing is healthy for your feet.


IMG_7492.jpgRobbie Andrews, 2017 USA Champs, 1,500m, photo by Mike Deering / The Shoe Addicts

Tuesday: warm-up, 4 x 800m, 3k race pace, 4x400m, 2k race pace, 30 minutes, moderate pace, 4 x 200m stride outs, cooldown

2021 RunBlogRun, week # 6, Fall Cross Country Racing Season, Day 2

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, 4 x 800m, 3k race pace, 4x400m, 2k race pace, 30 minutes, moderate pace, 4 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, 3 miles (12 laps on the track), sprint straightaways, jog turns, 30 minutes easy, 6 x 150m, stride outs, 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 4 x 150 meter stride outs, cooldown

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

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