Running 101: Keeping A Training Log

  • By Matt Fitzgerald
  • Published Aug. 29, 2013
  • Updated Aug. 30, 2013 at 8:20 AM UTC
A simple notebook is all you need to start a training journal. Photo:


Each runner is unique. Therefore, no two runners can get their best results by training in exactly the same way. One of your most important duties as a runner is to learn about your running self so you can use this self-knowledge to refine your training recipe. Your training diary provides a wealth of information through which to develop such self-knowledge.

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