Speedwork isn’t just for running a fast 5 or 10K. Practicing paces faster than race pace is considered essential for improving your marathon time too.
Repeats at 5K pace. Tempo at marathon pace. Hill sprints and strides. Most workouts involve running at one speed and targeting one energy system. To shake things up, try one of these instead:
Mountain Equipment Co-op in partnership with Canadian Running magazine present a six-part video series outlining basic training principles and running advice.
Finding new ways to spice up your weekly workout can be tough. You’ve done the hills, the track repeats and even the long intervals and are feeling fitter and faster every week. But unlike a planned […]
This week features another speed session before the higher mileage of typical endurance training begins. This workout is particularly good preparation for a tune-up race and can be done 4-5 days before race day. The […]