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"Animal Style" Fartlek (14.9 miles / 24km)3 miles hard, 3 miles float, 2 miles hard, 2 miles float, 1 mile hard, 1 mile float, 1200m hard, 1200m float, 800m hard, 800m float, 400m hard, 400 float. Hall would regularly complete this session in the lead up to marathons, usually around once a month. He would also do this session on a challenging cross country course, with hills to break up his rhythm. This made the pacing difficult to note, however Hall would usually start his 3 mile (4.8km) effort at around 5:00-5:05/mi (≈3:07/km) if it was on the flat, his 2 mile (3.2km) effort at around 4:55/mi (3:03/km), his 1 mile (1.6km) effort at around 4:45/mi (2:58/km) and hold around the same pace for the 1200m, 800m and 400m; sometimes speeding up the final 400m to under 70seconds.Hall refers to this session as one of his tougher sessions and usually did it alone on the hills, making it even tougher for himself.

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