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Speedwork: Advanced Pyramid Intervals

Speedwork is coming to you on a Friday today, instead of the usual Tuesday. This workout is later training season edition of the pyramid workout that I posted  131 more words


Try This Workout: Moves Like Lanni

Last month after the Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon, I had the opportunity to chat with Lanni Marchant, Canada’s marathon record-holder and recent bronze medalist in the 10,000m at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games. 500 more words


Track Tuesday Speedwork: 400's at 5k Pace

I know that it is Wednesday. But for the sake of continuity I’m still going to call this Track Tuesday, I believe that we can all be flexible with this. 110 more words


Track Tuesday Speed work: Mile Cutdowns

The mile cut-down workout is perfect for longer distance training such as the half-marathon and marathon. Generally speaking, cut-down workouts can be done at any distance, however the mile distance done with repeats allows you to end the workout with a higher overall mileage done faster than usual. 235 more words


Track Tuesday Speedwork: 1000m Peak Season repeats

I have a half marathon this weekend in Sunriver, Oregon. I always look forward to traveling to this Central Oregon gem, though I was informed that it will be 100 degrees on race day, and the race starts at 8 am. 145 more words


The Countdown Begins

Well, it’s about time.  I started really running again and it was a huge sigh of relief to not experience any discomfort after two weeks of an iffy hip situation.   1,027 more words

Cross Training

Track Workouts for Speed: Salazar 300's

The famous Nike Oregon Project coach Alberto Salazar knows a thing or two about speed. He uses 300 meter repeats to allow runners to push the speed over distance ratio without overdoing it. 148 more words