Tag Archives: Tactics & Pacing

Lessons on Training: Runner-to-Cyclist-to-Runner

Once in awhile an athlete I work with will offer feedback that is articulate, insightful that it needs to be shared with other athletes. The following training learning points come from a cyclist – Gary Smith – who I’ve had … Continue reading

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Master the Basics to Improve

I was inspired while reading a blog by Olympic hammer thrower – Loree Smith.  OK, yes I know, she’s not a runner. But in a post on her blog she made a statement that rings true for runners as well.  She … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Pacing Experts

I’ve written on this topic before but when prime examples come up it’s always nice to plug the concept. Pacing – EVEN pacing – for distance runners has been shown to be the most efficient and effective manner in racing … Continue reading

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Elevate Running Camp – Day 5

Today was an easy workout day to recover from yesterday’s long morning run and plyometrics in the afternoon as well as in preparation for tomorrow’s graduation run. A 70 minute Scavenger Hunt run all over campus was just the ticket. … Continue reading

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Elevate Running Camp – Day 4

Time to go long! We hit the beautiful urban trail and headed out of town for 30 minutes only to match that 30 minutes back. It is slightly downhill on the way up and slightly uphill most of the way … Continue reading

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Goal: I want to get faster each race.

“I just want to be faster each race.” “I want to progress every race.” “I want to get my PR each race this season.” Outcome thought: “…and if I don’t I’m a failure…” I hear comments similar to these weekly … 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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