Whenever I come across great running tools-I automatically have to spread the LOVE…sometimes, it’s too good NOT to share!! Enjoy! and feel to link back with an awesome post of your own about the stuff you have found, or even just comment back with your finds!
1.) This website. I have told you about it before..It is called “Find my marathon”. On it, you can compare your recent marathon time(s) to a different marathon(s) and see what your time WOULD have been at the second. So..the day I ran the Hyannis marathon-I ran a 3:45. I compared it it to a few other marathons to see what my times would’ve been:
The stats geek in me absolutely Loves this tool….
They also have PACE BANDS customized for every marathon: The runner can self-customize with some pretty cool features like your own goal finish time , your starting strategy (evenly paced, conservative, very conservative), Pacing strategies (even effort, even paced, negative split, aggressive negative split, positive split, aggressive positive split) , and finally what size you want it (5 ½ inches to 8 ½ inches) Now that is COOL. I WANT ONE for my next marathon…I think I’m going to wait a couple months until my training has really started so I can figure out if I think I’ll be an evenly paced start or a positive split start. Then I will buy one! 🙂
(Sidenote: a marathon I’m interested in wasn’t one there so I emailed the website..their stats were up within minutes! Obviously it has a great team behind it!)
2. This Tool to calculate out what paces per a mile you should be doing for your different types of runs.
I have shared a tool like this with you before, but I just love it so I wanted to show you AGAIN! You can actually read awesome descriptions of each type of run, as well as how often you should be doing them.
These are my own stats:
Those my stats for what I should be running to train for a marathon. I believe you can play around with it for your different distances. It’s basically a tool that helps you get faster.
3.This website: A treadmill cheat sheet with conversions of your MPH and min/mile. Seriously, who has time to convert all that nonsense in their heads? (Not me) They also have target distance conversions for miles to kilometers and vice versa, and a track workout chart that tells you how many laps it takes to get your miles. Cool stuff!!
Have you discovered cool tools?!
Run Free, Run Strong!!