The Olympic trials are tomorrow and I’m very excited to see how things play out. Of course, I’m pulling for old man Meb to do something special, and Goucher to have a redemptive performance. I’m also curious to see how Rupp does, and what, if any other dark horse candidates there are. To get you pumped here’s a video of Meb training.
Here’s an oldie but a goodie. Desi Linden, when she was still Desi Davila, training for the 2012 Olympic trials by running 5 x 2 mile repeats at 5:15 per mile, in the winter, in Detroit. Check out her form. Its damn near perfect:
Maybe I’ll try this work out. Though for me, the pace would be about three minutes faster per mile.