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Taking it day by day

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I am hoping to increase my ‘mileage’ this coming week, however, will still take it day by day and see how I feel. I am really hoping to start on the Time-to-Run training programme next week. Fingers crossed.

Sub 40 min 10K training programme

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Instead of going to the 3rd week of the training cycle I will start the cycle from the beginning on Tuesday, i.e. back to day 1 of the sub 40 minute 10K programme. My week will look like this.

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Next week’s training

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I have finally started the sub 40min 10K programme after build up. Last week already I got the taste of the tough 2K interval session and I did a 18K long run on Saturday. The coming week will look like this.

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Building back up

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After not feeling 100% well last week and very little running, this week is about building up the running routine and edging towards starting a training programme. I ran 35 minutes on Monday, 47 minutes Tuesday. The rest of the week will look something like this.

Wed: Rest
Thu: 4 x 2K at 4:00 – 4:05 min per K pace
Fri: Rest
Sat: ?
Sun: planned 18K

Build up – week 9

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Let’s see how the coming week will turn out. I may be getting a cold but stubbornly trying to fight it off with positive thinking and some natural remedies. I have got one more day to recover before training begins hopefully on Tuesday.

Tue: 1 h easy
Wed: 1 h easy
Thu: 5 x 8 mins intervals, with 2 min rest in between, intervals at 75% effort
Fri: Rest
Sat: 40-50 mins over rolling hills
Sun: 75 mins easy

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Build up – week 8

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Last week went as planned, only Tuesday’s 1 hour was replaced by the 5K time trial. I do not clock the kilometres as such but one can pretty well estimate the distance from the time. Last week I did about 48 km. This coming week will look like this:

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Build up – week 7

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6 weeks of build up training behind, 2 full cycles so to speak. It is going well. We decided to start with a rest day on Monday and then do a 4K time trial on Tuesday, and take things from there. It was a long time ago since I did a time trial, so it will be nice to see where I stand with my running. So, there is no definite plan for this coming week as yet.

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Build up – week 6

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Last week’s training was completely uninterrupted and went as planned. Looking at the coming week’s training I will have run 6 days in the row by the time Friday comes. This is a new challenge, which has been received with determination. It is my 6th week on build up training.

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Build up – week 5

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This week’s schedule needed some shuffling. I prefer having Friday as my rest day and doing the long run on Sunday. So, the training for the week looks like this.

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Build up – week 4

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Mon: Rest
Tue: 1h easy
Wed: 1h easy
Thu: 1h easy
Fri: Rest
Sat: 40-50 mins over hills
Sun: 75 mins easy