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Bob Kennedy's Run to the '96 Olympics

We've thumbed through Bob Kennedy’s 1996 training log and pulled workouts from a few key periods — leading up to the US Olympic Trials, a tune-up meet, and finally the Atlanta Olympics.

June 3: am- 6 miles    pm- 6 miles

June 4: am- Track, 3 miles warm-up
400m- :59.8 (:60), 600m- 1:30.2 (:90), 800m- 2:02.3 (2:00),
1000m- 2:36.6 (2:30), 800m- 2:04.6 (2:00),
600m- 1:31.1 (:90), 400m- :60.3 - 2 mile cool down
pm- 4 miles

June 5: am- 5 miles    pm- 5 miles, with 8*100m

June 6: am- Track, 3 miles warm-up
4*200m (:28.1, :27.7, :27.4, :26.6) (:80) (3:00)
4*200m (:28.1, :27.4, :27.4, :26.7) (:80) (3:00)
4*200m (:27.6, :27.2, :27.6, :26.8) (:75) - 1.5 miles cool down
pm- 4 miles

June 7: am- 5 miles, with 4*100m strides pm- 4miles

June 8: am- 3 miles
pm- Track, 3 miles warm-up
1600m (:58, :63, :60, :66) – 4:07.2 (3:00)
1600m (:64, :59, :67, :60) – 4:10.6 (3:00)
1600m (:60, :66, :60, :67) – 4:13.6 - 2 mile cool down

June 9: 11 miles

75 miles for the week

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