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RunnersConnect is a team of expert coaches and fellow runners dedicated to improving your training and racing. We love running and want to spread our expertise and passion to inspire, motivate, and help you achieve your running goals. If you want to:

  • Train smarter
  • Stay injury-free
  • Get the latest updates on running and nutrition research
  • Learn from elite runners and expert coaches

You’ve come to the right place. To help you succeed with your new Timex Training Plan, we’ve put together a Training Guide to help explain how and why your training plan works as well as specific instructions to help you understand how to execute each workout properly.

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Here’s what we’ve got for you:

  • Understand Why Your Training Plan Works – Learn how each week of your new training plan is designed to help keep you healthy, ensure that you continue to get fitter and faster each week, and trains your body to handle the specific physiological demands of race day.
  • How to Run Your Workouts – We explain exactly why and how you perform each workout in your new training plan to ensure you’re doing everything correctly to maximize fitness.
  • Training Theory Explained – Training tips, theory, anecdotes, and lessons learned directly from the world’s top runners. Utilize the secret training strategies employed by elite athletes to stay injury-free and train smarter.
  • An Actual Race Plan – A detailed race plan for each training plan race distance. Don’t guess at how to run smart, just follow the plan and set yourself up for a new PR!

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