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by senior2college
Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: "Coaching & Training Talk"
Topic: Training for the sprint at the start of a XC race
Replies: 1
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Training for the sprint at the start of a XC race

Hello coaches and fellow runners! I am looking for some training advice. I run for a college program that utilizes a lot of tempo and long interval training. We do some 400s/800s a bit before championship season to peak, but other than that there is not a lot of short speed work. It fits my slow twi...
by senior2college
Mon Mar 11, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: "Coaching & Training Talk"
Topic: Please help a high school runner
Replies: 4
Views: 1421

Re: Please help a high school runner

Thanks! You have really cleared some things up for me. Your definition of pacing properly really helps. I am planning to work on easy pacing, conservatively at first and not just hammering and trying build up to a fast but even, relaxed pace over the final reps. You have hit on some of the ideas I’v...
by senior2college
Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: "Coaching & Training Talk"
Topic: Please help a high school runner
Replies: 4
Views: 1421

Re: Please help a high school runner

Ok it is hard to tell why you peak early from what you have written, but my assumption is that your coach has you doing hard intervals a lot and the mileage is not very high once you get into the speed work. That is typical for a lot of HS teams. I will tell you my brother is in HS and has been in ...
by senior2college
Thu Mar 07, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: "Coaching & Training Talk"
Topic: Please help a high school runner
Replies: 4
Views: 1421

Please help a high school runner

What is the best way a high school runner can modify in-season intervals into combo workouts? Long story: I am a high school senior - a slow-twitch, strength runner with not much speed. I’ve run a 16:00 5K in cross country and a 10:00 3200 in track. These fast times, however, always come mid-season ...