This is week 3, day 3 of the 2022 RunBlogRun Summer Cross Country Mileage Program, if you give us 8 weeks, we will have you in shape for fall cross country.
Cross country is a big part of all middle-distance and long-distance runner’s regimens. The late Lee Evans, the former world record holder at 400 meters and Mexico city gold medalist, once told me that Coach Bud Winter at San Jose State made the long sprinters run 4-mile NCAA cross country!
The finest runner of all time, Eliud Kipchoge, told me in an interview in London in 2016 that to be the best runner you can be, you must first run cross country.
Your workout today, July 20, 2022, is warm up, 45 minutes on soft ground, 5 times 150 meters stride outs,