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RE: Sprinter to Distance : My quest to run sub 2
Here's the problem - you're too fast. 21.4? Damn. You're probably a 400/800 guy, which actually means you should train more like a long sprinter than a distance runner.

If you were 1.5 to 2 seconds slower, it might suggest you have the physiology to be a 800/1500 guy, and they train more like distance runners.

But 400/800? 65 mpw with long runs, doubles, tempos, all that jazz is not for you. You're no Prefontaine. Sorry to burst your distance running bubble. The good news is realistically you could be aiming for sub-1:50 rather than sub-2:00.

Or you can go ahead and be a distance runner but I think you'll be mediocre. You're too fast twitchy.

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