Welcome to 30 Minute Runner 2.0. Let’s Do This – 30 Minute Runner

Welcome to 30 Minute Runner 2.0.  As chronicled in the last few posts of the series, 30 Minute Runner 1.0 was a pretty big failure.  My original goal was to see how fast I could run a 5k with only 30 minutes of running per day.  My plan was to do easy 30 minute runs […]

My Training Plan Got Me Injured – What Now? – 30 Minute Runner

If you’ve been following my 30 Minute Runner experiment, you know that I wanted to see how fast I could race a 5k with only 30 minutes of running per day.  In order to give myself the best chance to succeed, I decided to jump right into high intensity interval training workouts to help improve […]

3 Rules That Will Make You a Better Runner

I have decided to take some time off from running and seriously address my runners knee issues with the RunnersConnect Strength Training Program. Although I’m bummed about putting the 30 Minute Runner program on hold, I’m using my pent up energy to catch up on some reading. One book that has caught my attention is […]

RunnersConnect: My New Runners Knee Battleplan – 30 Minute Runner

If you haven’t been following the saga of my battle with runners knee, here is a brief recap. Last month, I decided to see whether I could run a decent 5k on only 30 minutes of running per day.  My plan was to use high intensity interval training, including the 10-20-30 workout, to maximize my […]

So, My Knee Hurts Again – 30 Minute Runner

When starting the 30 Minute Runner experiment, my hope was to help other runners determine whether it is possible to train effectively for a 5k on 30 minute per day of running. However, the project has sort of devolved into a lesson on why you need a good strength training program prior to starting an […]

Strengthening Hips and Glutes to Treat Runner’s Knee – 30 Minute Runner

So there is good news to report on the injury front.  After taking two days off, I was able to run on Thursday without much pain. I took it pretty easy and paid close attention to my knee to ensure that there was no irritation.  I also tried to keep away from hills and tried […]