Table For Training Paces
The following is a guide. The longer runs of 60min + are calculated from an athletes current 5km time and should be at an effort of between 65% and 75% of the athletes current 5km pace. ( so says Podiumrunner.com ) The paces in the table fall between 70% and 72%. Checking the training paces of past world record holders such as Steve Ovett, Steve Cram, Haile Gebrselassie’s and Eliud Kipchoge their long runs fall between 70% and 72%.