Posted by: Joe English | July 9, 2009

Video — Racing to win and beat the competition

running-advice-bugIt’s time for Episode 20 of our weekly video series and this week we’re talking about the tactics of racing to win. We jump into the mental and strategic side of racing and look at what you might want to think about if its “winning” you’re after, instead of just running for time.

Today we discuss:
— differences between running to win and running for time
— knowing your competition
— knowing your capabilities
— understanding how you respond to competitive pressures
— timing your moves against your competition
— ingnoring competiton to run a race for time

This video is part of our Desert Series, in which Coaches Joe English and Dean Hebert get their lips smackin’ about all things marathon running. There are over 30 episodes in the series and they come out every week on

To watch the video, just click the play button in the video window below.

There’s much more coming. We’ve filmed over 30 episodes in this series and we’ll be rolling them out each week. To visit our video page with links to all of the episodes in the series, click here.

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