Whether it’s Yasso 800s, mile repeats, drills or ladders, sooner or later a runner who wants to improve her speed eventually finds her way to the track. This summer, I’ve spent a lot of time on the oval working to improve shorter distance speeds, and I’ve developed a love-hate relationship with the track. I hate it during the workout, love it during the cool-down, hate thinking about having to go back, but love the results.
While I’ve been working at my speed game, I’ve also developed some…er, strong feelings about track etiquette, and further research has shown that I’m not alone when I groan and grumble when others break the rules. Read on, track stars; veterans will commiserate and neophytes may learn a thing or two! Read more >>