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Friday Fartlek Run: Steady Plus 80min

Race pace for events longer than half marathon distance for most athletes aren’t run at threshold pace but instead a touch lower with large portions of the event done at Level III. It’s important to expose the body to training at this level of intensity. This is a great workout for someone training for a half to full marathon (whether part of an Ironman or 70.3).

Friday Fartlek Run: Steady Plus 75min

Race pace for events longer than half marathon distance for most athletes aren’t run at threshold pace but instead a touch lower with large portions of the event done at Level III. It’s important to expose the body to training at this level of intensity. This is a great workout for someone training for a half to full marathon (whether part of an Ironman or 70.3).

Friday Fartlek Run: Steady Plus 70min

Race pace for events longer than half marathon distance for most athletes aren’t run at threshold pace but instead a touch lower with large portions of the event done at Level III. It’s important to expose the body to training at this level of intensity. This is a great workout for someone training for a half to full marathon (whether part of an Ironman or 70.3).

Friday Fartlek Run: Steady Plus 65min

Race pace for events longer than half marathon distance for most athletes aren’t run at threshold pace but instead a touch lower with large portions of the event done at Level III. It’s important to expose the body to training at this level of intensity. This is a great workout for someone training for a half to full marathon (whether part of an Ironman or 70.3).

Friday Fartlek Run: Steady Plus 60min

Race pace for events longer than half marathon distance for most athletes aren’t run at threshold pace but instead a touch lower with large portions of the event done at Level III. It’s important to expose the body to training at this level of intensity. This is a great workout for someone training for a half to full marathon (whether part of an Ironman or 70.3).

Friday Fartlek Run: Kenyan Fartlek

The training in Iten, Kenya is considered world class for a number of reasons. The altitude being one of them, athletes from around the world flock here to train with other elite and sub-elite runners in the environment here. This weeks session has been inspired by the running in Iten, Kenya. This is a great workout for someone training for a half to full marathon (whether part of an Ironman or 70.3).

Friday Fartlek Run: Linsey Corbin’s Go-To Kona Build Run

This session is a great way to increase your Threshold running pace. Lindsey Corbin uses a variation of this workout once she arrives in Kona each year, she runs this session out on the run course and goes through the infamous Energy Lab. This is a great workout for someone training for a half to full marathon (whether part of an Ironman or 70.3).

Friday Fartlek Run: Eliud Kipchoge’s Key Session before #INEOS159

Building consistency at race pace is an important skill for all runners regardless of race distance. This is a session Eliud Kipchoge did a few weeks ago in the build up to last weekends successful attempt to run a marathon in under 2 hours. This session is great for runners and triathletes running events up to Marathon distance and longer.

Friday Fartlek Run: Eliud Kipchoge’s Track Session before #INEOS159

Building consistency at race pace is an important skill for all runners regardless of race distance. This is a session Eliud Kipchoge did a couple of weeks ago in the build up to this weekends attempt at running a marathon under 2 hours. This session is great for runners and triathletes running events up to Marathon distance and longer.

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