By Larry Eder on November 7, 2013 7:14 AM
Hill workouts are key to the your development as a cross country runner. Hills are part of the racing landscape. You can not win if you don't play.
Saucony RBR Fall Cross Country Training Program, Week 19, day four
Ryan Hall went to Stanford for college and ran well in cross country and on the track. After college, Ryan ran a 13:16 for the 5,000 meters, but it was in 2006, when he broke the American record for 20k, held by Mark Curp for over two decades, that Ryan came into prominence.
Deena Kastor, American record holder in the marathon, Olympic bronze medalist from 2004, talks about the FootLocker Cross Country series, which is sponsored by her sponsor, ASICS America.
By Larry Eder on November 6, 2013 6:09 AM
One of the most important keys to success in middle distance running is consistent training, day after day, week after week, month after month, year after year. To be a successful distance runner, one will spend ten to fifteen years at the endeavor. There are no short cuts to success.
By Larry Eder on November 5, 2013 6:00 AM
In speaking to elite runners across the world, I an not surprised at how many use tempo runs to help get them into shape.
Saucony RBR Fall Cross Country Training Program, Week 19, Day two
By Larry Eder on November 4, 2013 8:00 AM
This is day one of the nineteenth week of training for cross country. You are a well oiled running machine! You are strong, you are fit, and you are ready to race! Enjoy todays' running with your team mates and remember that the big races are here!
Saucony RBR Fall Cross Country Training Program, Week 19, Day one
By Larry Eder on November 3, 2013 7:50 AM
The long run is a breath of fresh air, especially this late into the season. Check out your training log, see how much you have done in the past eighteen weeks. You are ready to race!
Saucony RBR Fall Cross Country Training Program, Week 18, Day seven
Sunday: warm up, run 65-70 minutes on soft ground, cooldown
By Larry Eder on November 2, 2013 6:17 AM
Today is race day across the U.S. Cross Country, in high schools and colleges, have over 600,000 runners racing across the country! Good luck racing! Make your last eighteen weeks of training count!
Saucony RBR Fall Cross Country Program, Week 18, Day Six, from RunBlogRun
Saturday: warm up, run your race!, cooldown
By Larry Eder on November 1, 2013 6:33 AM
Keep it relaxed today, think about your race on Saturday, and good luck!
Saucony RBR Fall Cross Country Program, Week 18, Day Five
Friday: warm up, 40 minute run, 8 x 150 meters, cooldown
By Larry Eder on October 31, 2013 6:28 AM
This track workout should not beat you up, but gives you some pace work to remind you of your upcoming race this weekend.
Saucony RBR Fall Cross Country Training Program, Week 18, Day Four
Thursday: warm up, 8 x 400 meter, at current 5k race pace, with 400 meter jog in between, cooldown,