What is a good time for a 2 mile cross country run?
For phenomenal, 11 minutes. For record-setting in some regions, 10 minutes or less. You’re not doing bad unless time is over 16 minutes. Anything under 12:00 for boys or 13:00 for girls is pretty good.
How many miles do cross country runners run a day?
Certain members of the team were running upwards of 110 miles, week in and week out. To put this in perspective 110 miles is between 15 and 16 miles each day, seven days a week. However, the team generally runs between 70 and 90 miles a week depending on their specific event and how much their body can handle.
How do you train for cross country in high school?
Speed and resistance are both emphasized twice during the week, and endurance is a principal training goal three times during the microcycle….Structuring the 14-Workout Week in High School Cross Country.
|Monday AM||Easy 3-4 and circuit weights.||(Base)|
|Monday PM||Hard 5-7 in hills.||(Endurance-Resistance)|
|Tuesday AM||Easy 3.||(Base-Recovery)|
Should cross country runners run everyday?
Many of you desire to know “the secret” to becoming a great cross-country runner. The secret is very simple. YOU MUST RUN 6-7 DAYS A WEEK ON A CONSISTENT BASIS.
What is the fastest 12 year old mile?
Average 1 mile run time by age and ability
How fast should I run a mile for my age?
The average running speed per mile in a 5K (5-kilometer or 3.1-mile race) is below….Average running speed per mile in a 5K.
|Age||Men (minutes per mile)||Women (minutes per mile)|
How fast should you run in cross country?
These workouts increase the speed at which you can run aerobically, making you more efficient on race day. A good rule of thumb when determining tempo pace is to make it 30 seconds per mile slower than your 5K pace. So, if you run seven-minute miles in the 5K, tempo pace should be around 7:30 per mile.
What should I eat before running cross country?
What to eat before a race
- Bread/toast, bagel, peanut butter, fruit without skin (banana), pulp-free fruit juice or sports drink for a pre-race breakfast.
- Rice, pasta, lean meat, starchy vegetables, fruits for “carbo-loading” at least three days before the race.