This is your workout for day 7, week 2, of the 2022 RunBlogRun Summer Cross Country Mileage Program. Give us 8 weeks and we will get you ready for fall cross country!
Today is the long run. Keep it at a conversational pace and workout in a park. Long runs are key and they are our Sunday workouts. The idea is to build mileage and fitness.
Your workout today, July 17, 2022, warm up, 50 minute run in park, on soft ground, cooldown.
Larry Eder has had a 51-year involvement in the sport of athletics. Larry has experienced the sport as an athlete, coach, magazine publisher, and now, journalist and blogger. His first article, on Don Bowden, America's first sub-4 minute miler, was published in RW in 1983. Larry has published several magazines on athletics, from American Athletics to the U.S. version of Spikes magazine. He currently manages the content and marketing development of the RunningNetwork, The Shoe Addicts, and RunBlogRun. Of RunBlogRun, his daily pilgrimage with the sport, Larry says: "I have to admit, I love traveling to far away meets, writing about the sport I love, and the athletes I respect, for my readers at runblogrun.com, the most of anything I have ever done, except, maybe running itself." Also does some updates for BBC Sports at key events, which he truly enjoys. Theme song: Greg Allman, " I'm no Angel."