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):