|I couldn't have asked for a better picture|
In fact, I didn't ask for this one.
The SFRRC is mixing up our training programs and I am beta testing the marathon program for the intermediate runners. A number of our top guys (and women too I believe) have been using this program for a while with wonderful results. So we are going to see if it works for the
There are a few major changes in the program.
- There is much more marathon race pace (MRP) training. This includes MRP + 10-20 for long runs, MRP in place of tempo runs for longer periods, and other MRP based fun
- We run more Fartleks. That is fun.
- There every weekend has a different kind of long run.
Over the past year I have followed a very regimented weekly running schedule of Easy-Track-Easy-Tempo-Off-Long Slow Distance-Off, rinse and repeat. This makes it more interesting for sure.
Granted today was the first work out that was new. It was also started at 5:50am, which is also out of the norm. But like the new plan, I think I will be doing at least some of my longer weekday runs in the morning. It makes life much nicer. I missed the AM rush and freedom of the evening.
But back to the
This blog post is pretty boring. Sorry about that.