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Running quickly

Started this discussion. Last reply by Francis Flynn May 5, 2015. 3 Replies

I have a question concerning cadence when trying to run faster, like during the sprints in Phase 1. Whenever I speed up, my cadence tends to increase from around 180 to above 190-195. Should I try to…Continue

Testing week question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Francis Flynn Mar 26, 2015. 5 Replies

Hi everyone, could I have your opinion on the following ?Up til now, whenever I did either a mile test or heartrate test, I purposely did not monitor my speed or heartrate during the run, considering…Continue

Newbie question concerning HRZ2

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rich Warne Dec 10, 2014. 19 Replies

HiI'm a pure running newbie. Bought my first pair of (minimalist) shoes in September 2013 and started off running 10 minutes per outing ! Gradually increased distances and ran my first 5K in…Continue

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How many years have you been running?
What is your goal race for the year?
Semi-marathon in April 2015
What is your greatest running accomplishment?
Starting to run last year
What is your "ultimate dream" running goal?
I don't know yet

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My next cool impossible !

Posted on April 23, 2015 at 2:18am 1 Comment

-->Drop 5 minutes on my next 5K in September 2015.

After running my first SM this month, I realize that running long distances (for me 20K+ are long distances!) is way less scary than trying to become a faster runner. I know I have the will-power to handle long trecks in the mountains (12 hour+ days over a week, for example), but I've never attempted to develop power, focusing only on endurance.

My shame-gremlins are grumbling really loud at the moment : "What can…


My first Half-Marathon

Posted on April 7, 2015 at 3:00pm 5 Comments

First of all, let me say that I only got the nerve to sign up to this race because Eric wrote on page 130 of TCI that after going through the foundation program, I would be ready! I don't think I would have dared to attempt this on my own.

But ever since I first heard about this race, it had me mesmerized. This 22 km "half" marathon leaves downtown Grenoble and heads South for the first 5 km. Then there is a 5 km, 280 meters vertical ascent up one of the hills (pre-Alps actually) that…


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