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10k Training – Week 7: Preview

Week 7: Preview The final tough week, the final stretch. Two biggies this week with a 3x2m at 10k session, followed a few days later by 3x1k session at interval pace, peppered with a few fast 2’s and 4’s to really start to sharpen the tired aching legs up. These will be done on the…

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10k Training – Week 6: Summary

In a week where ‘life’ disrupted training significantly, and the boys were unable to train together as intended – the week actually went rather well. After blasting through the 10k target pace session of 4×1.5mi, the athletes did the VO2MAX session independently of each other and whilst it was a mixed bag of emotions for…

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10k Training – Week 6: Session 2

Target = VO2Max session: 5x 1200m @ 4:59/mi, 2:30 jog recovery The inseparable pair were separated once again for this session. Week 6 has appeared less of a training group and more of a social support group – both athletes feeling the effects and finding it much harder to hit target paces in the sessions.…

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Ask McCarkiss: Colin Bricher Special – Part Two

Following on from last weeks highly successful guest editorial from Colin, we bring you the follow up; “Why are there so few of those guys?” ‏The dearth of younger runners has been going on for years. As far back as 1980 I noted that running was becoming an older man’s sport. The question is difficult…