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Re: The Distance Running Thread
« Reply #1300 on: December 05, 2017, 09:26:25 PM »
Early Christmas present to myself arrived today.  Look at the massive lugs on these suckers!  Just got some snow on Monday and now sunny the rest of the week.  Should be a primo mix of snow/ice/mud/slop by the weekend to test these out.




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« Reply #1301 on: December 05, 2017, 09:35:19 PM »
Niiiiice. Enjoy!

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Re: The Distance Running Thread
« Reply #1302 on: December 05, 2017, 11:25:06 PM »
I think I'm finally ready to try to improve my speed, rather than just run a million billion miles. Anyone have any good links/plans to improve speed? Will probably run another marathon in January 2019.

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« Reply #1303 on: December 07, 2017, 08:16:59 AM »
I think I'm finally ready to try to improve my speed, rather than just run a million billion miles. Anyone have any good links/plans to improve speed? Will probably run another marathon in January 2019.

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Re: The Distance Running Thread
« Reply #1304 on: December 07, 2017, 08:22:50 AM »
Also try to move your legs just a little bit faster.

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Re: The Distance Running Thread
« Reply #1305 on: December 07, 2017, 08:25:10 AM »
I think I'm finally ready to try to improve my speed, rather than just run a million billion miles. Anyone have any good links/plans to improve speed? Will probably run another marathon in January 2019.

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That's right. Just mix in some hills and fartleks. You still want 75-80% of your volume to be moderate effort or easier.

If you run four days a week, rotate one run a week between hill repeats and quarter or half mile tempos.

My best 5K times are during the end of a marathon build when I was pushing higher volume tempo runs midweek and long slow weekend runs.