Originally Posted by SlapShot
That's what I based my training plan on for this 10 mile race. He also suggest a cross training day (at least for the longer mileage races). I have been cycling on Sundays to get my cross training in, plus it balances out my quads with my hammies.
I usually cycled or played squash or racquetball for my cross training day. Higdon's programs have never let me down. Never thought I would run that far but did a 10 miler in 2009 using his programs (and I'm not a small guy :0). Good luck in your training.