At this time of year many runners – especially those training for the Comrades Marathon - ask the same question: Why do speed work and/or tempo running when training for an Ultra? Running coach and 2:17 marathoner Derick Marcisz explains.
Why do any faster running than the pace you will be running the Ultra? Surely there is no benefit in running 5min/km when you will be running Comrades
Thinking of running the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon in September but not sure of all the details? Then read this.
The Sanlam Cape Marathon has rapidly become one of the worlds must run marathons. The only International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Gold Label-status marathon in Africa takes place over the spring weekend of 22-23 September. The festival includes two Peace Trail Runs (22k