Cross Country Aerobic Training for the 5k

In this video Coach Scott Christensen explains that the 5k race is mostly aerobic. He uses a chart of aerobic contribution to show that 92 percent of the race is aerobic leaving eight percent of the 5k to be anaerobic. Christensen provides a step-by-step breakdown and gives race markers that can be used to help set goal times and performances.

Use Scott Christensen’s exclusive template to quickly and easily set up an effective training plan for every workout type and training period for the entire cross country season.

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