weights, aerobics, swimming or mountain biking. If youre committed to doing long runs in marathon preparation, then plan to go somewhere different every couple of weeks. Get someone to drop you 10 miles from home so that youre not going over the same old
. I didnt fully recover for months, and of course, I didnt get selected for the Olympics. This was a time when I really needed a second opinion. Mix your training I retired from serious athletics in October 1967, equalling my PB of 13:12 for three
For nearly 20 years, I wrote for RUNNERS WORLD and its predecessors, Running and Jogging. I have also given countless clinics and seminars, coached dozens of athletes and met tens of thousands of runners at races around the country. Throughout
, swimming one hour a week, and spending 30-40 minutes per week on gym work.For the running, try to do one session a week of speedwork, with things like 10 x 1 minute fast, two minutes slow (or 12 x 200m fast, 200m jog if youre on the track). This should
-59 mins 1:24-1:37 1:55-2:10 Sub-4:00 44-50 mins 1:13-1:22 1:40-1:54 Sub-3:30 38-43 mins 1:02-1:12 1:25-1:39 Sub-3:00 Under 38 mins Under 1:02 Under 1:25 Good luck!
Standfirst: 10 first-time running goals 150; and how to achieve themAuthor: Issue date: aug98Keywords: -- 1. How to... Buy your first running shoeWith more than 150 different specialist running shoes to choose from, finding the right model can
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