52 Workouts, 52 Weeks, One Faster Runner

by Jason Fitzgerald

I’m proud and excited to announce that 52 Workouts, 52 Weeks, One Faster Runner is now available! It’s completely free and contains 52 different workouts that you can use in your own training.

52 Workouts, 52 Weeks, One Faster Runner

Download the guide here.

In this ebook, I’ll show you workouts that:

  • Build monster endurance for the half and full marathon
  • Increase turnover and speed
  • Prevent injury and build stronger legs
  • Keep running fun!

It’s almost 8,000 words and took me nearly a month to put together. I hope you’ll learn a lot and use the workouts in your own training to get faster.

I wrote this guide because I’ve often struggled with doing the same workouts over and over again. It’s meant to be inspiring and motivating. It will help you spice up your training and get out of a running rut.

Some workouts are easy. Some are puke-by-the-side-of-the-track hard. Whatever your fitness level, you’re going to find something that works for you. I wrote this to help my fellow runners try a new workout and increase their fitness level. Let’s all get after it!

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This is great! Thanks for sharing! :)

David Csonka

Great stuff Fitz – It’s now pretty much impossible for me to have trouble adding variety to my running workouts. Boredom is banished!


I downloaded it and I started going thru it this morning. Some very cool workouts in there and they look like fun. It makes me want to go try them out right now. But I promise not to do them until you say so!


Not until you’re ready! But you’re doing variations on some of them – tempo, short hill reps, and acceleration strides :)

Mike LaChapelle

Excellent workout guide, Jason. Looking forward to trying a few of them.


Thanks so much for the book and all your work in general. I read your site all the time and have incorporated a lot of your ideas into my training. I can’t wait to start some of the workouts in the e-book.

I have only one suggestion, and it is by no means a big one. I just think it might be a good idea to number the workouts. That way you can reference them or I can reference them to a friend who may be using the book as well. It is easier to say #8 (and find it in the pdf file) than to say Hill Climb Long Run. But this is just a suggestion, thanks again!


Hi Hilson,

Thanks for the compliment! Yes, you’re completely right. I thought of that at the last minute and because of time constraints and design issues, couldn’t do it and still stick with my original launch date. So, I thought it would be best to deliver it without numbered workouts, but on time. It’s not perfect, but it still gets the job done :)

Jamie G.


Thank you so much for this… looks like great stuff.

But I had one question…

What did you do for your ITBS??? I’m having a serious case of this and I’m trying to get over it (down to running one day a week and only a mile or two) and it’s bumming me out that I can do my usual mileage. Any tips you can pass along would be greatly appreciated!


Thanks Jamie! Check out my post on how I healed my ITBS here: http://strengthrunning.com/2010/10/how-to-treat-injuries-healing-itbs-in-five-days/.

Major take-aways: use a foam roller/tennis ball to dig into the root of your pain (not just where it hurts, but what’s causing it), do a lot of strength work like squats, lunges, dead lifts, ITB Rehab Routine, etc. (icing/stretching won’t help much at this stage, but supplement with dynamic stretching). I hope this helps!

Jamie G.

Huge thanks, Fitz!

I sheepishly admit that I have severely lacked in the strength work. I have been working on core strengthening exercises, but neglected my legs, thinking running has to be good enough… apparently not.

So… in the last three weeks I’ve only ran twice (for a grand total of an embarrassing three miles… but I also started running barefoot, too, so it has been my way of easing in to it).

I’ve also been doing various stretches, so I’ll add your other suggestions and see how it turns out. Thanks again.



I have tried some of these exercises on myself and with random clients but never new that a manual like ever existed. Looking into trying more of them in the near future.

Its great!

Thank you



You’re welcome John!


Thanks for all of these amazing workouts! I was wondering if you could email me because none of the links are working. I have some questions about a couple workouts. But thanks again for all of these helpful workouts

Jason Fitzgerald

Just emailed you :)

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