I enjoying planning out a running schedule way more than I enjoy being forced to actually run it.  It is much easier to write down 4×1-mile @ 10k pace then it is to run it.  With that in mind I thought I would share my weekly running schedule with you going forward.

As a former collegiate runner, I spent a lot of time under the tutelage of endurance sport exercise physiologists.  Long story short I have ideas about what my training schedule should be an make up my own rather than following any one in particular.  I usually combine what I think from past experience with bits and pieces from different training programs.

My current training program is loosely based off Matt Fitzgerald’s Brain Training for Runners.  While I agree with much of Matt’s philosophy regarding running plans, I find his plans too repetitive. Who wants to run the same workout week after week and just add reps?  Without further ado this weeks running plan (here is hoping I stick to it):