One-Hour Workout: Early-Season Run Speed

  • By Jené Shaw
  • Published Jan 29, 2013

Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 minutes (or less!).

This week’s run speed workout comes from Tom Manzi, a USAT Level II coach with Joe Friel’s Training Bible Coaching company since 1997. Manzi, who splits his time between southern Arizona and the Jersey Shore, uses this workout with his many of his athletes, who range from newbies to elites.

Early-Season Run Speed Workout:

20 mins easy, build pace every 5 mins
Include some 20 to 30 sec pickups, increase to max effort in the final 5 mins.

Main set
1 min hard, 1 min easy. Repeat 10 times.
Ensure the hard is sustained max effort, the easy should be jog/walk.

10–15 mins easy

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Jené Shaw

Jené Shaw

Jené Shaw is a contributor for Triathlete magazine, a six-time Ironman finisher and a USAT Level 1 certified coach

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