You’ve made it to the last week of Part 1 of the Speeding up for Spring Schedule, Chasers. Congrats! What better way to celebrate than a mile time trial?! 😉 There is still a bit of work to do this week before the time trial though, so let’s get to it!
First up, we have a progression run, which will help you with some eventual longer distances. The total length of the run is 1 hour, broken down as follows:
For your usual Thursday speed session, you will be warming up the legs for the mile time trial. It’s just an easy 3 miles run followed by 4 sets of 100m strides at the end to get those legs ticking over.
You can obviously choose to do the mile trial at a time that suits you best, but the schedule is optimized to give you a several days after the progression run of easy running before “race day”. As a reminder, the two “official routes” for the mile are either in Regent’s Park or Victoria Park. See the Strava links below.
Good luck with the time trial this week, have fun and run safely! This means being cautious of others as well as warming up and cooling down appropriately.
Part 2 of the Speeding up for Spring Schedule will be posted soon.
Happy Running! Sarah
This weeks leaderboard winner was Marc Henrion who got into the online training spirit with a superb score of 117.31% around the COM Sports Complex track in Blantyre, Malawi (picture above).
Marc’s handicap has gone from 68.22% to 72.75%.
Two other notable performances this week were:
We’re now looking for the best mile time trial. Might be a good idea to pair up with someone who will push you along.
1. Marc Henrion - Score: 117.31%
Morning Run Wed 17 Feb
Distance: 3.07 miles
2. Tom Craggs - Score: 111.36%
6 x 600m (3) Wed 17 Feb
Distance: 2.24 miles
3. Bruno Papadacci - Score: 108.77%
8 x 1k Tue 16 Feb
Distance: 4.97 miles
4. Alex Astley - Score: 108.12%
Afternoon Run Fri 19 Feb
Distance: 2.98 miles
5. Jonathan Thomson - Score: 107.73%
8X600 Thu 18 Feb
Distance: 2.98 miles
6. Lydia Thomson - Score: 107.52%
Last week’s track sesh Wed 17 Feb
Distance: 2.50 miles
7. Matteo Carminati - Score: 107.07%
Evening Run Thu 18 Feb
Distance: 5.22 miles
8. Gaby Anderson - Score: 106.27%
Morning Session with Ellie Fri 19 Feb
Distance: 3.27 miles
9. John Armstrong - Score: 104.47%
7 x 600m Fri 19 Feb
Distance: 2.52 miles
10. Daniele Biagi - Score: 103.07%
Again 10x600 (70s rest) - Maybe the last of the week, maybe. Thu 18 Feb
Distance: 3.79 miles
Pilates led by Danielle Smreczak take place on Mondays at 6pm. Connection details will be shared on Facebook in advance.
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