Central Park Training Run

Our Tuesday night Central Park training workouts are typically tempo runs or hill repeats.  These workouts are usually very well attended with a wide variety of paces.

The meeting spot is inside the Time Warner Center in front of the main floor escalators leading to Whole Foods. (Do not go down the escalator into Whole Foods.) Transportation and directions:

http://www.shopsatcolumbuscircle.com/directions-address/

We will leave the Time Warner Center atrium at 7pm sharp but will regroup at 7:15ish at 72nd transverse to give the full workout details, including distance, pacing groups, expected run time, and where we plan on meeting at the end. You can expect a typical workout to be between 5 and 8 miles (or less during hill workouts).

If it's your first time meeting us, find us at the Time Warner Center atrium instead of looking for us at the 72nd transverse.  It's much easier to link up with us at 7:00 at the TWC if you don't know what our group looks like -- there are many other groups who meet on 72nd St.

Please note that there is no place to store bags inside Central Park. Pack light, or store your bags at a nearby gym if you are a member. Another option is the New York Running Company at the Time Warner Center, which stays open until 9pm:  http://www.therunningcompany.net/new-yorks-homepage

When you RSVP, please post your pace time and/or training run distance for the day.

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  • Adilah B.

    Won't make it guys. Ugh!

    June 10, 2014

  • Wilson

    Got stuck at work. Where are we doing the hill repeats? I'll try to find you guys.

    June 10, 2014

  • Daniela A.

    Stuck at work. If it's not too late I'll head over to the park when i'm done.

    June 10, 2014

  • Scott B.

    Recommended workout for June 10: EVERYONE BEGINS with a 1-1.5 mile warmup. Then do uphill sprints at full speed, walking back down to recover after each:
    2 x 50m uphill sprints
    2 x 75m uphill sprints
    OPTIONALLY, 1 x 100m uphill sprint

    THEN...

    WELL-TRAINED RUNNERS (with a solid base of speedwork): 6-8 repeats of 400m uphill at 5K-10K pace. Jog back downhill to recover.

    RUNNERS WHO ARE BUILDING A BASE (not much recent speedwork): 4 repeats of 400m uphill at 10K-15K pace. Jog back downhill to recover.

    Everyone should finish with a 1-1.5 mile cooldown.


    Reminder: All race paces (other than marathon) should be done at the speed you could do the race THIS WEEK, not your goal or PR pace.

    June 10, 2014

  • Miphun C.

    Pace 10.30/mile

    June 9, 2014

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