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Yasso 800s(880 yards)Workout – Everyone’s Favorite Christmas Run

December 14th, 2019 in
December 21, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
Magpie Perkins

Here is the Yasso basics:
-Take your marathon goal time in hours/minutes and change it to minutes/seconds . For example, if your marathon goal is 3 hours and 50 minutes then convert that to 3 minutes and 50 seconds.
-Try to run 880 yards (1/2 mile) in your converted time (3:50 in this example).
-Recover after each 880 by jogging back 1/4  – but you can use up to 3:50 rest between each

HALF MARATHON GOAL … JUST DOUBLE IT FOR MARATHON GOAL FOR PURPOSES OF THIS WORKOUT. For example if your goal is a 2:00 half marathon double it to 4:00 to have time goal for Yasso’s.

Warm-up Jog a mile to warm-up through Hillsdale to Lakeshore start.

Here is the entire Yasso route:

Workout: 10 x 880s(half mile)

Run the 880. Jog very easy BACK a quarter(400 meters) and rest until the full rest interval is complete

9.25 miles(recommended for half marathoners) – Run Yasso workout. turn around at the end of the workout and head back up Cedardale to Magpie Cafe..

MARATHONERS –  finish with this University Lakes loop and up Cedardale for 13 miles

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