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Friday Fartlek Run: Greg McMillan’s Best 5k Workouts #1

Running at your VO2 Max will build your top end speed. This is a tough session and won’t always be able to be completed at the correct pace and may require a few attempts for you to achieve your goal. This is a great session for all runners and triathletes especially those running events between 5km & half marathon.

Book of the Month February 2021 – Fast 5k

This was a Christmas present to myself and I’ve enjoyed the inspiration behind reading this. The genesis behind this book is 25 key concepts to run your best 5k.

Tuesday Training Plan: Faster 5km 12 Week Training Plan

Last week I had the privilege to arrive in Wellington just prior to the weekly Waterfront 5km series. I was on a school holiday road-trip with my 9 year old daughter and our ferry was due to arrive at the scheduled start time. With an athlete competing in the event and keen to catch up with other friends at the event, although I wasn’t in a position to have a bit of a run as well. We turned up in time to see some scorching times with three runners coming in under 16 minutes!!! My PB is 16:20 and that was from about 25 years ago!!!!

Training For A Fast 5k? Here Is How

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How to Run A Faster 5km

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Thursday Training Plan: 28 Day Covid-19 Lock Down Challenge

With COVID-19 ensuring events get cancelled and we live in a new world where we are limited with what we can do. Here in New Zealand we are allowed to exercise in our local neighbourhood. I’ve set myself two goals over the coming weeks to improve my 5km time and also my FTP.

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