Training

How to Train For and Run Your First 100 at the Umstead 100 (Blake Norwood).

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Pace Calculator

Here's a calculator to help you gauge when you'll start each lap. You'll have to adjust the times if you've planned a nap in the middle.

The 50 mile split ratio is a measure of how much slower you'll run the second half of the race compared to the first. Historically, runners take about 30% longer, hence, the 1.3 default in the calculator.

 50 Mile Split Ratio: 1 to
 Goal in hours:
 Race Start: 6:00 am
 

First 50 Lap Finish Time Elapsed Time
  1
  2
  3
  4
  Completed in:
  Avg Lap Pace:
  Avg Mile Pace:

Second 50 Lap Finish Time Elapsed Time
  5
  6
  7
  8
  Completed in:
  Avg Lap Pace:
  Avg Mile Pace: