Runners doing speed training workouts

Be a better runner: how to get fast with speed work

It’s sweaty, it’s hard, it’s worth it. Learn how to avoid the most common mistake new runners make with speed work, and get specific workouts for 5K or 10K training.

Host Sasha Gollish is a Canadian middle distance runner and Pan Am bronze medallist whose favourite distance is 1500m – so she knows speed.

Speed work: the need for speed

Lightweight gear featured in the video:

Watch more in the Be a Better Runner Series:

Special thanks to Canadian Running Magazine

Jumping people on a dock
MEC Staffer

A Canada-wide crew of adventurers, thinkers, doers, writers, photographers and people who love the outdoors.