1. Set A New Personal Best
Who doesn’t want to run a personal record? If you are looking for a fast course, there are none faster than on a 400-meter oval. A quick look at the world records on and off the track should be convincing evidence that you will more often than not, run faster on the track.
Men’s 10,000m world record on the track: 26:17 – Kenenisa Bekele
Men’s 10K world record on the road: 26:44 – Leonard Patrick Komon
Women’s 10,000m world record on the track: 29:31 – Junxia Wang
Women’s 10K world record on the road: 30:21 – Paula Radcliffe