Welcome to episode 167 of the Final Surge podcast. Today we welcome back former professional runner turned coach Luke Humphrey. Luke joins us to talk about the last few months of life with Covid for a running coach. We also talk about his new series that will be starting this month that is a 13-week program with training programs, structured workouts, and group meetings for two virtual 5k’s. You can head on over to FinalSurgeRacing.com to sign up.
1:15 What have you been doing since everything in the running world has been shut down?
3:53 You have a large coaching business, for them what has it been like to continue with no end in sight?
6:15 Did you find most people set goals to go shorter and faster?
7:08 Have you found your athletes are into the virtual races?
8:05 So did many use this time as a huge base building period?
8:59 Can you imagine that we may not have a spring marathon season?
10:21 Going forward you set up the 2020 5k series, what is that about?
13:35 What is included besides the races?
15:13 What is a structured workout?
16:56 Talk a little more about the weekly webinars
18:55 How long are the training plans leading up to the races?
19:32 Who are the plans geared at?
20:30 Can you give us an example of what a trianing week may look like?
22:05 Are the fast workouts track workouts?
22:37 Will communications be through the Facebook group for the most part?
23:33 How does someone know which plan is best for them?
26:07 What are the long runs like?
27:20 Will long time marathon clients recognize these workouts?