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Tuesday Track Night at Waggener

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WAGGENER HIGH SCHOOL (Hubbards Lane, St. Matthews) — Google Maps

 

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PAST WORKOUTS at Waggener High

Weekly Workouts: 6:30 Tuesday Nights @ Waggener. (no charge) 

 

10/3/17 Going to take a little (TRACK ) break with many races coming up and so many tapering. We’ll resume on November 7th.

9/26/17 Warmed up and ready to go for some 400’s tonight. 3 sets of 4 with a 600 between sets. 200 recovery between efforts. 5 k Race pace.

3 x (4 x 400) 200 recovery between efforts , 600 between sets 5k race pace / walk/jog recovery.

Cool down and stretch. Inside lane should be open. Remember your stagger starts.

9/19/17 A little different workout tonight. We’ll do on off minutes. The first is at 5k race pace . If your running 8 min pace you should cover half a lap in a min. The recovery is another min jog/walk. Remember your watch , we’ll try and have some water in case you run out. Last night for soccer games so please keep to the outside of the track. Your going to do two sets of 10 efforts , 10 recovery. Take a two min jog between sets. Cool down/ Stretch 5 min.

9/12/17 It’s Tuesday again for some turn-over and  anaerobic work. (and pace work). Be ready to go at 6:30 warmed up.

4 x 800 (4 half miles) with a 400 recovery.  5k race pace.

4 x 400 (400 recovery) a couple seconds faster (per 400) than the 800’s. Lots of recovery here so be sure and get them 2-3 seconds faster than the 800’s.

Jog and stretch. Two more nights with the soccer match going on so use the outside lanes to stay out of their way. Thank you

 

9/5/17 6:30 and ready to go.

Two sets of 8×200 5 k race pace 200 recovery. Keep moving on the recovery. Jog if you are able. Common finish line. Cool down n jog 5 min. Hit those 200’s within 2 seconds . 

8/29/17 Again a home soccer match so do these 800’s (half miles) in the outside lanes. Warmed up and ready to go at 6:30
6 x 800 at 5k race pace, 400 recovery. Cool down 5 min jog. Don’t forget your stretching. Btw, the stagger for the outside lanes are double what the 400 stagger is. So step off the distance from the START FINISH to say Lane 7 or 8 and double that . For instance if it’s 24 strides to the 400 start in lane 7 then go another 24 strides for an 800 start. Finish same as always.

8/22/17    There is a home soccer match so please use the outside 2 lanes. This will also give you a little extra recovery.

Great weather for some good ole 300’s  , done at 5k race pace. (add an extra set if your more preparing for up to a half marathon)

Be ready to go at 6:30 (warmed up). 3 (5 x 300) w/100 recovery between reps and a 500 between sets. How to figure your pace?  21 min goal pace for 5 k is a little under 7 min per mile pace which is 1:45 per 400 / or :53 per 200 or :27 per 100 = :53 and :27 added to that is 60 seconds or 1:20 min for a 300.

Just get your pace down to the 200 m level , half that and add that back to the 200m pace. GO HERE FOR THAT 200m Pace if your having trouble.

5 min jog and stretch

8/15/17 Nice night for a little speed. While this is geared toward a faster 5k, you can easily tweak it to a 13.1 …..Slowing down and adding a third more reps. Good ole 400’s tonight.  3x (4×400) recovery between the reps is 200 jog and between sets is 400 recovery. Be sure to be well warmed up by 6:30 and cool down 5 min (2 lap) jog.

8/8/17 Be warmed up and ready to go at 6:30 .

Start with a mile @ 10 k race pace/ 800 jog recovery, 2x half mile (2 laps). @ 5 k  race pace / 400 jog recovery , now the speed comes in , 4 x 400 at sub 5k race pace (consistency is the key)  but a whole 400 jog recovery. Stretch and cool down 5 min jog. Embrace the soft footfalls.

8/1/17 YAY we have the track back and softer than ever! We’ll start off a little soft too because probably haven’t been doing SPEED work in a while. Barry’s Coaching has us doing 2 sets of 8 x 200 . The effort should be at 5k pace and the recovery a slow regrouping jog. Regroup with people close to your speed. Recovery is 200 as well. In between sets drink and walk / jog a 600. Enjoy the new surface. Get a few strides and 5-10 minutes of jogging before the workout and the same 5-10 min plus stretching afterward.

 

400’s Church Way

Norbourne 800’s

1200’s Norbourne

Alternate Places while the track is being re-surfaced.

 

 

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4 thoughts on “Tuesday Track Night at Waggener

  1. Is this the venue to get help on running technique from someone at KCRS?

    Posted by Lynn Thomas | March 3, 2012, 9:06 am

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