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How I’m Training

I’ve been planning for a while to post an update on my training plan – which really isn’t “updated” at all. Rather, I completely replaced what I was doing. Β I’m going to start with some background, but if you’re interested in skipping straight to the plan itself, skip away.

Evolution of my thinking on training

The last time I did a training plan, I had very a very specific time goal in mind and only a vague understanding of how to reach it. I knew from reading blogs and online articles that speed work was important, and that increasing my long run was important, and that tempo runs were important… I read all kinds of articles on Runners World.com, looked at a variety of training plans, and shoved a bunch of things that looked promising into a format based on the Hal Higdon intermediate training plan that worked for me last year.

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