Posts Tagged "races"

‘From 5k to 10k’ Podcast – Week 5, Day 1

Suz's From 5k to 10k Podcast

We’re now at Week 5 of my “From 5k to 10k” Running Podcast and we’re returning to intervals. All 3 days are different workouts again too. Today, you’ll do three intervals of 15 minute runs, with a 3 minute walking recovery in between.

Runtime is 1:01:39. Download below!

Day 1: [download id=”34″]

Read More

‘From 5k to 10k’ Podcast – Week 3, Day 2

Week 3, Day 2 replaces the 10 minute run with another 12 minute run, bringin Day 2’s total to two 12 minute runs as well as a 15 minute run with a one minute walking interval in between each. Easy peasy!

Runtime is 51:59. Download below!

[download id=”31″]

Read More

Is This My First 2010 5k Race?

World Famous Pig Run 5k

The 2010 version of the World Famous Pig Run 5k at the Columbus Jazz & Ribfest is next Saturday, July 24th. It looks promising and let me tell you why: it starts at 7PM.

I know a lot of people wake up and run first thing in the morning. Good for y’all! I don’t roll like that, though. I run at night. 8AM 5K races will be run as a last resort, and only when there are no options for later races. My body simply does not function properly in the AM hours.

I usually like to decide on a race and then give myself a couple of weeks of fine tuning to get ready. This one would give me maybe 1 or 2 more trial runs (Sun/Tues or Mon/Wed), then I’d need to rest the legs ahead of race day. I’ll sleep on it. If I can’t do this race, it might be another month before another evening one shows up…

Read More