Track Workout

Mile Repeats

Start with a warm up of jogging four laps on a 400-meter track. Next, run 1,600 meters, or four laps, at 75 percent of your fastest pace. For example, if your personal best is a seven-minute mile, run each four-lap set at 7:30. Note your 400 meter split times: how fast you run each lap. Last, run 1,600 meters at a steady clip, as close to a "race pace" as you can. Compare your split times. Do this workout at least twice a month to see if you can lower your per mile time.

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  • Sue Clever D.

    I actually can't be there tomorrow. I can leave the meetup open for anyone who wants to go to meet at track.

    October 24, 2012

  • Sue Clever D.

    It should be about 5K pace.

    October 24, 2012

  • David M.

    How fast is the pace gonna be for these?

    October 24, 2012

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