Mumblings of an Old Man: Speed Work

Race Prep – Speed Work

If you really want to “race” a race, how do you prepare? Do you need to do speedwork? What about hill repeats or tempo runs? Will running a track/treadmill/road help?

First, let’s define “race” for the purposes of this article. By “race” I mean run a particular race in a pace that’s fast for you. It doesn’t mean winning or placing high in the standings. Just racing so that when you finish, you know that you put ...

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