This week to make sure all of us joggers will be Ultra ready for our marathonish-type races, we will be running repeat Marathons on the track. The actual marathon distance will not be used, instead we will try 800 meter (2 lap) repeats. The goal will be 4x800 with a 200 meter walk/jog rest between. The group will meet at the SHG track at 6 pm. Runners should break into compatible groups to work together to achieve a desired pace. Consistency is again the goal, trying to h
This week our workout will consist of a combination of 8 x 400m repeats and core work. We will do a warm-up, including some running, and static and dynamic stretching. Then, if you'd like, break into groups of runners with a similar pace. Each group should come up with a goal 400m time. Alternate leaders for each interval. After each 400, rest 30 seconds, and then do 1 minute of core work (e.g. push-ups, planks, crunches, burpees, etc.) at the leader's discretion. The go
Ladies, don't forget to sign up for the 40th annual Women's Distance Festival! What has already a great race will be even better this year with more swag as well as being able to see WDF's history in its 40 year run. To learn more, visit the Women's Distance Festival webpage and register today!
"It won't take long when there's a song to help you set the pace..." This week we are running intervals based on time. We will meet as usual at the SHG track at 6pm on Wednesday. After warmup and stretching we will run 3 sets of 5 timed intervals. There will be 1 each of 15, 30, 45, 60, and 90 second runs. Runners won't know ahead of time what order the intervals will be run as we will start and stop each interval at the sound of a whistle. In between each interval ther
In running and in life it is always good to have a goal in mind. This week we will be running even speedier than usual. The distance will be 100 yards and you only have to do it 25 times. We will meet Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the SHG track. We will do warm-up running then stretching and a photo. You can break into groups or run on your own. We will run end zone to end zone with each segment counting as 1. Rest between can be as much or as little as you feel necessary for