30 Apr '15, 6pm

Speed Can Matter In Ultras: Lake Sonoma Edition

Speed Can Matter In Ultras: Lake Sonoma Edition

As a segue, it’s been amusing to see the new training group at San Francisco Running Company step on to the track. It’s mostly guys who don’t have a collegiate background, so they’ve never run serious track workouts and the first time they got their workout from the coach, they were asking each other what “400 @ 80” meant—that’s 400 meters at 80 seconds, or 5:20/mile pace. For me, that stuff was second nature after so many years of road/track training and racing. But after a couple of weeks, they got the hang of it, and on top of that, they noticed something that I’ve long felt was an advantage to running some workouts on the track/roads—speed. More specifically, working out on the track/roads forces you to get more comfortable and accustomed to simply running faster than you can on the trails. Having that in my training background is definitely advantageous, in my opinion...

Full article: http://www.irunfar.com/2015/04/speed-can-matter-in-ultras...

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