This is day six, Week 8 of the 2022 RunBlogRun Summer Cross Country Mileage Program. This was an 8-week program to build your cross-country fitness.
This is your workout for Saturday, August 27, 2022.
Warm up, and find a hilly 5k to 8k road race or cross-country race. Push the hills and take a long run to the finish, increasing your pace as your get closer to the finish.
If you do not a race, then warm up, go to the track and run a current race pace two-mile (8 laps), and sprint the straights, jog the turns, and then cool down.
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."