Keith Freeburn keeps getting faster with age and experience, and he’s not planning on slowing down anytime soon.
Using the 5k to Predict Your Marathon Pace?
I’ve long been skeptical of the race pace calculators that allow you to plug in your 5k time and then claim to be able to predict your marathon fitness.
I’m sorry, but I’m not buying it.
So when Keith said that he knows if his fitness and training is on the level for a marathon based on how his 5ks go, I had to dig in a little bit because I was definitely skeptical of that idea.
First and foremost, Keith doesn’t rely on those calculators/predictors to help him project his pace/finish time for a marathon.
Instead, he knows that if he’s able to race a 5k and achieve a certain finishing time he knows his fitness is where it needs to be in order to give him his shot at his goals for the marathon. Read more