Wednesday, May 29, 2013

How to Run Your First (or Fastest) 5K

Now that Memorial Day has passed, we can turn our attention to the running season. It's time to your first or fastest 5K Whether you are trying to finish your inaugural 5K or break 20:00, we've got you covered with running programs for beginner, intermediate, and advanced runners.

From hill repeats to Peter Thompson's new intervals, you will learn new training methods as you get faster and stronger. Join us on this exciting journey as we prepare for our first race, the VCTC Cancer Challenge on June 30, 2013.

On your mark, get set, GO!!!

Courtesy ABC News

Today's workout:

Beginners: Run 2 miles.
Intermediates: Run 2-5 miles. 
Advanced: Run 4-6 miles 

Record your times each day! Although you will feel--and run slower--on some days, you will be able to see the overall progress that you make over the course of the program. Have fun and see you tomorrow!