AUG 9, 2017 WAWA: “Chasing Chester Track Workout”

Have you heard Donny Harrison’s story about Chester McCullough?  It’s a great story that centers around a track workout!

So, in honor of Chester, we have a tough track workout planned! We’ll use the track at AG Middle School for the main portion of our workout.

Meet outside the Cornwell Center, ready to go at 6:00 am!

Here’s the workout:

-Easy jog from Cornwell Center to AG Middle School track.

Route:

Wellesley Avenue to Roswell Road
Roswell Road all the way to Colony Road
Colony Road past Myers Park High School
Turn right into gate for AG Middle School track just past Selwyn Elementary School
Distance = 1.75 miles

-Main Workout at the track:

Warm Up Set: 1 lap around track at moderate pace

“Chasing Chester” Set:  6 laps around track at 5k race pace
-Sprint the straight-aways; jog the curves
-Negative split each straight-away from the previous one
-Participants will sprint a total of 12 straight-aways

Cool Down Set:  1 lap around track at moderate pace
Distance = 2.0 miles

-Easy jog back to the Cornwell Center

Same route as before, only in reverse
Distance = 1.75 miles

TOTAL workout distance = 5.5 miles

WORKOUT leader: Mike Lenhart

DEVOTIONAL leader: Mike Lenhart

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