Tag Archives: Base Training

Miles, Training, Rest & Recovery

Ryan Hall (2:04:55 marathon PR) and #1 marathoner in the US, made interesting comments about his training in a posted interview on a Stanford sports website. These are the kind of comments that often are glossed over by runners – … Continue reading

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Effort Based Running

“Run this next repeat at 75%!” “Run your strides at 75%,” extols a local running coach. Each runner picks some pace. The coach then yells out, “I told not 75% not 80%!” These runners have no clue what she is … Continue reading

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Elevate Running Camp 2011 – Summer Retreat

There are still slots available in both the youth and adult camps. We already have 6 states represented (Runners from 8 different states attended last year.) Sign up now – the deadline is coming! The youth camp (8th-12th grades) will … Continue reading

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Elevate Running Camp – 2011 – Registration available!

Last year running camps were a great success – and each person wants to invite more of their running friends to the event! Well, it’s time! Elevate Running Camp dates are set and the early sign-up rates only last until … Continue reading

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5K Training – How long is long enough?

Here is an inquiry from an experienced runner: If you don’t need Endurance – how much long stuff do you need?¬†After decades of racing events from the 10k up to the marathon, I am now focusing almost exclusively on 5ks. … Continue reading

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Running Base Miles – How important are they?

This inquiry just in from a regular reader who picked up on a couple of my previous comments on base training: “Could you please elaborate on the “obsolete” concept of ¬†“doing EASY miles as your base” and “From day one … Continue reading

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Base Training and Mean Dean’s

Base training is always a popular topic with runners as well as coaches. Certainly base training includes getting some miles under your belt and getting rolling after a break from your previous season. However, too often old-fashioned coaches out of … Continue reading

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