This information courtesy of Providence Health Care, Bloomsday's Official Training Sponsor
You may train effectively by increasing your mileage or the amount of time you train. Below are two charts to guide you in increasing your training over the eight weeks prior to the Bloomsday Race. If you do not have a measured course, measuring time may be more accurate.
How To Read The Chart
Walkers! You do not need to increase your "long" walk after the sixth week.
|If you jog, run, or walk:||3 Times Per Week||4 Times Per Week||5 Times Per Week|
Time Chart (Minutes)
|Runners & Joggers||3 Times Per Week||4 Times Per Week||5 Times Per Week|
This information courtesy of Benjamin Howie, MD
Providence Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
About Dr. Howie:
Board certified in Sports Medicine and Family Medicine, Dr. Howie offers comprehensive care to athletes and patients seeking to live more active lifestyles. His clinical interests include acute and overuse musculoskleletal injuries, activity promotion and ultrasound-guided procedures. He enjoys adventuring in the Inland Northwest outdoors with his wife and 3 children. He is dedicated to keep Spokane moving!