Peres Jepchirchir just won the Boston Marathon, in a race that came down to the final 50 meters. Do you comprehend that? The marathon is tough enough, after having run 26 miles, and having to battle someone over the final steps? Peres Jepchirchir has now won her last five marathons, dating back to 2019.
Peres Jepchirchir is now the top women’s marathoner in the world. Just know this, no one becomes a global star overnight, it is all about getting the miles in, and racing in cross country, track, and on the roads.
The adizero Adios Pro 2 shown here was the actual shoe that Peres Jepchirchir when she won the Olympic gold in the brutally hot and humid conditions in Sapporo, Japan.
adizero Adios Pro 2, photo from adidas Archives / photo by Studio Waldeck
Your workout for today, April 29, 2022, Friday: warm-up, 40-50 minutes of moderate running, 6 x100m stride outs, cooldown
2022 RunBlogRun Spring Middle Distance Daily Track Training (800m-5000m), Week 16, Day 5
Monday: warm-up, 40-50 minutes moderate running, 6 x 100m stride outs, cooldown
Tuesday: Warm-up, 4 x 800m @ 3000m pace, 400m jog, 6x200m @ 800m pace, 200m jog, 30-minute easy running, cooldown
Wednesday: warm-up, 40-50 minutes, moderate running, 6 x 100m stride outs, cooldown
Thursday: Warm-up, 8 x 400m, @ 1500m pace, 400m jog, 4 x 200m, at 800m pace, 200m jog, 4 x 150m, stride outs, 20 minute-cooldown
Friday: warm-up, 40-50 minutes moderate running, 6 x100m stride outs, cooldown
Saturday: warm-up, 800m, 1,500m, 3000m, or 5000m, cool down
Sunday: 70-75 minutes moderate pace, on trails