Mo Farah’s Typical Weekly Training Schedule

From trainingarunner.com here is Mo Farah’s Typical Weekly Training Schedule.   Monday AM: 10-mile recovery run (6:00min/mile pace) PM: 6-mile recovery run Tuesday AM: 4-mile warm-up run; 8-12mile tempo run anywhere from 4:40 to 5:00min/mile pace (depending on altitude and terrain); 3-mile cool-down run NOON: Strength and conditioning session (1 hour) PM: 6-mile recovery run…

5k Paralympics: Wheelchair: David Weir

I saw the 5k wheelchair race last night on Channel 4. Amazingly interesting race and actually quite exciting. A strange combination between the drafting of cycling and tactics of running. Of course the British guy won! Job well done. It’s a 5k race so I look forward to seeing him and Mo Farah race it…

5k: SB Today at Parkrun

I got a SB today for one of my localish parkrun  courses Season’s Best! Haven’t had a PB for a long time so anything counts. If they are good enough to report on the BBC for the Helsinki Euro Champs then they are good enough for me! I was 30 seconds off which sounds a…

2012 The London Duathlon in Richmond Park – New distance!

After having moaned a bit on this blog last year about the London Duathlon I feel obliged to give them a bit of free PR this year. I bemoaned the fact that their distances are ‘wrong’. Wrong in the sense of non-standard rather than incorrectly measured. Apparently the new organisers did change the transition and…