It seems that all new runners and ‘newer’ runners stress about speed, but it that is you, please remember that speed – up to a point – comes naturally as you build endurance. First concentrate on endurance. After your weeky mileage is up to 25 miles, then – and only then – should you insert speed work.
Everything in due time!
I always harp on how important it is not to worry about running speed, and I am adamant about that; however, I know newer runners always worry about being slow. [Read more…]