Should I run for a set time or a set distance?

  • Some people like to run for a set time (and record the distance they covered in that time) while others like to run a for a set distance (and record the time taken). Both are fine, but for those just starting out, our plans use time rather than distance. This ensures that slower runners aren't trying to run for too long, risking becoming overtired or injured. The training diary will allow you to record both sets of information for each session.

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