It takes a very specific type of athlete to be a distance runner. Some of the best runners in the world have the perfect blend of endurance and speed. In this training program those factors are taken into account with fartlek and interval training as well as speed workouts on the track. In the weightroom your lift will be based around building muscle endurance. When you combine a progressive weekly mileage and a weight training program you have the tools to become a great 3200m, 1600m, 800m, and cross country runner. This program will provide you with the workouts you need to succeed.