Form Drills for Distance Runners


Develop picture perfect running form with these easy to perform running drills.

Tired of how you look in race photos? Want more power at the end of your races? Ready to avoid injury? You've come to the right place. After years of helping athletes with running form, I've hand-picked the easiest to perform exercises that produce the best results. And, I've built these into a simple routine that you can perform on a regular basis to improve your form and even prepare you for workouts and races. It's McMillan's Drills for Distance Runners - our easy to follow routine that builds better running form. Start today to develop picture perfect running form.


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Do this routine regularly and you'll quickly see your form improve and your running speed get faster.
Simple as 1, 2, 3.

Step 1 - Put some spring in your step

Ever feel like you are stuck to the ground? Feel like you lack any spring in your stride? We'll fix that with our loosening skips that gradually yet progressively give you back some pep in your step. These are so easy to do that you'll be surprised at how much improvement you get from them.

Step 2 - Practice perfect posture

Proper running form requires proper running posture. Using a set of drills, you'll learn perfect posture and then carry this into movements so you learn to hold perfect posture as you run. Many runners have never learned proper posture and running rhythm so these drills are often ground breaking for them.

Step 3 - Put it into practice

With this easy-to-follow running form routine, all you need to do is practice it. You can insert it after easy runs to work on form. You can do it before workouts and races. You can do it as part of your ancillary training like strength, core or mobility work.


Not only is this routine great for building better form but it also is great for helping you get ready for better workouts and races. As part of your warm-up, this routine primes the energy, nervous and musculoskeletal system for faster running. You'll notice that it takes less time to feel smooth and fast after doing this routine as part of your warm-up.

Routine Details: In this running form routine, I’ve hand-picked 11 movements that give you the best form practice in the least amount of time. Expect to spend between 10 and 20 minutes doing the routine (longer when starting it as you learn the movements and shorter later as you perfect it). You should do this routine 1-3 times per week (and it works great before your intense running workouts). The end goal is to have an effective form and warm-up routine that you can do frequently that results in better running form and faster training and racing.

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- Easy to follow exercises
- Approachable and easy to integrate
- Adaptable as your form improves
- Fast and effective for improving your form
- Used by thousands of runners


Q: How do I get my running form drills routine?

A: After you sign up, you’ll be sent an activation email. You’ll then access the Drills for Distance Runners page (just go to the My Videos button at the top of the website) and all the instructional videos and exercise progressions for all exercises are listed there.

Q: How many times per week do I do the routine?

A: One to three times per week is ideal. The point is to make this routine automatic pilot. You just breeze through the routine and get all of the benefits without really having to think about it. I want you to establish a habit of doing ancillary training like form drills. This way, you’ll continue to work on improving all aspects of your body so you can keep running strong for years to come.

Q: How long is the routine?

A: At first, it will take you 15-20 minutes to do the routine but as you learn the movements and their order, you’ll reduce this to around 10 minutes. 10 minutes to get significant improvements. Not bad.

Q: Do I have to have a track?

A: No. You can do this routine anywhere that is flat and gives you enough space to complete the movements. Many runners use the track or the roads or even hallways, basements and parking garages to do a quick form session. No special equipment is needed.

Q: Can I really email you if I have questions?

A: Yes! This is not just a video for you to follow. This is a running form improvement system and we’re here to help if you need it.