Two Mile Time Trial
Instructions, Pacing Tactics, & Race Potential
by Mark Lorenzoni
The purpose of the two mile (3200 meters or a little over 8 laps on a normal outdoor track) time trial (essentially a 2 mile race) is to help give you a gauge for what pace to run your future workouts at and what your potential is for longer race distances (5K, 10 miles, etc.).
Here are a few suggestions to help guide you to a positive experience.