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Running Tips : How to Run the 800-Meters

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Published on Sep 29, 2008

When running an 800-meter race, accelerate quickly within the first ten steps and maintain good running posture. Run the 800-meter dash with tips from a professional fitness trainer in this free video on running.

Expert: Les Whitley
Contact: www.velocitysp.com/coolsprings
Bio: Les Whitley is director of Velocity Sports Performance in Franklin, Tennessee. He has a degree in exercise science.
Filmmaker: Tim Brown

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Comments • 342

Kyler Harrison
I run a 1:43 and I'm only 9
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Develop Tv
Jordan Wright you're the dumb fuck for thinking I'm serious
Jordan Wright
Develop Tv no it's not that's like beating Olympians you dumb fuck
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Joey GBP
NO ONE GIVES A FUCK ABOUT YOUR TIMES
Fox McCloud
I actually like to read them. You knew they were down there before you looked.
Dougiscasual
I'm 2 and I run 2:03 lol is that gud?
RachieN Stuff
No u Hav to run 1:21 minuts
Fox McCloud
Sophomore in highschool. 2:01 trying to break 2 this season.
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Fox McCloud
+Buddy Goodman Try looking on athletic.net
Buddy Goodman
Fox McCloud hes fucking lying because he said he was 17 so i would see his highschool time on PSAL (a websote where they have our times) and no one runs a fucking 4:16
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vlad dudzich
Im 11 and i run 2:34 is that good plz tell me
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Korean
vlad dudzich are you dead at the end
The Real Legend
Your doing great
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Anthony Cooper
Just started . Only at 3:30 😔😔😔
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Fox McCloud
I have my first indoor meet of this season tomorrow.
Farris Patel
+Mathew Davis last year i ran 2:33 now 2:16
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Clash With Carson
Guys under 2mins is a bullshit lie I'm 14 and I run 2.36
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Pure Airsoft
Most guys on my team run under 2:30 the varsity runners run under 2:05
Clash With Carson
Yeah I wanna move to 2.:30
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KiLLiNALLONSiGHT
tomorrow I will run a 1:56:79
Noodles gt
Fuck I'm still running 3:30 first meet of my 2nd season tommorow I don't know how people can be so fast
Buddy Goodman
Noodles gt heres a tip to get that down to a 2:30: STOP WALKING
Kurstyn Ming
Start off with a quick sprit , don't get boxed in! and if u wanna get after practice more 200"s , my school makes us do 15 200"s under 40 and it has helped a lot
Christopher Gunn
Hey, I started running track again last year which was my junior year in high school. My track team is the best in the state. We have win state 4 years in a row. I am wanting to go to state with my teammates senior year and I need some of guys help. Last year my best 800 time was 2:20.62. I want to drop 20 seconds. Any ideas or suggestion about workouts?
Korean
Kurstyn Ming my 200 is 24.56
Kurstyn Ming
15 200"s under 40 to 30 secs ever todays
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