Running Hard, but Running Controlled: Long Runs

Let me preface my comments by saying that for many runners – runners of all ages – there needs to be a build up of the long run to a level that they will maintain for months.  This post pertains to that long run, not the preceding long runs where the athlete is building their…

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Running Hard, but Running Controlled: Repeats

Tomorrow I have practice with Athletics Boulder. One group will be doing repeats – 4 x 1,600m with 400m easy jog.  This should be a hard workout, but also a controlled workout.  So the question is, how do you know if you ran it controlled?  My simple answer would be, “Could you have run one…

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