Advanced Distance Training Plan for Trail Running

Advanced Distance Training Plan for Trail Running

 Ready to step up to the long distance trail runs?  This training plan is for those looking to run a 50K or Full-Marathon distance trail race.

 

Tips

  1. To train for a trail run, you need to run on trails.  Find some trails close by and scope out the trails that won't be too difficult for your level of fitness.
  2. If you haven't run on trials before, it is different from running on the sidewalk.  Start off slower than you want and gradually work your way up as you get more comfortable running off-road.
  3. Use your arms more than you normally would for on-road running.  When you are climbing a hill, use the vertical motion of you arms to help you along the way.
  4. Make sure to stay alert and keep your eyes a few steps ahead of where you are going so you can adjust to oncoming roots ...

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Posted Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 by Michael Gonzales in Training Plans, Trail Running

 
 
 

Moderate Distance Training Plan for Trail Running

Moderate Distance Training Plan for Trail Running

Looking for a longer distance and bigger challenge?  This training plan is for those looking to run a 10K or Half-Marathon distance trail race.

 

Tips

  1. To train for a trail run, you need to run on trails.  Find some trails close by and scope out the trails that won't be too difficult for your level of fitness.
  2. If you haven't run on trials before, it is different from running on the sidewalk.  Start off slower than you want and gradually work your way up as you get more comfortable running off-road.
  3. Use your arms more than you normally would for on-road running.  When you are climbing a hill, use the vertical motion of you arms to help you along the way.
  4. Make sure to stay alert and keep your eyes a few steps ahead of where you are going so you can adjust to oncoming roots, holes or ...

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Posted Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 by Michael Gonzales in Training Plans, Trail Running

 
 
 

Beginner Distance Training Plan for Trail Running

Beginner Distance Training Plan for Trail Running

Trail running, especially beginner level 5K or 10K races, have increased in popularity in recent years.  Running through nature can either seem totally relaxing or a daunting challenged depending on your level of familiarity with trail running.  However, there is nothing to fear as trail running, and training for a beginner trail race, is fun and easy.  Make sure you get the right gear and have the right training plan and then enjoy the outdoors!  Here are some tips to make the most of your training and our 10-week plan for a Beginner Trail Race.

 

Tips

  1. To train for a trail run, you need to run on trails.  Find some trails close by and scope out the trails that won't be too difficult for your level of fitness.
  2. If you haven't run on trials before, it is different from running on the sidewalk.  Start off slower than you ...

Read more

 

Posted Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 by Michael Gonzales in Training Plans, Trail Running