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Jessie’s Training Log: 74 Days to Go

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8 miles total w/ 7 x 800 meters @ 3:12

Fun times with speed work! I ran intervals on the treadmill this evening. Man, they were tough. After three miles easy, I transitioned into intervals: 800 meters at 6:24/mile pace, then 400 meters at 10:00/mile pace. I

I remember completing this workout in my last marathon cycle and running sub-3:00 for each interval, so it’s a little bit discouraging to see that my fitness isn’t quite where it used to be. The clock doesn’t lie. . .but I hope that my fitness will come around soon.

I want to know. . .do you do speed work during marathon training or do you stick with long distances?