Catch Me If You Can

planner
estimates how long you’ll survive in the Catch Me If You Can (CMIYC) benchmark/signature workout @ OTF, based on a set of predefined strategies.

Unlike the pace chart, this planner gives you the flexibility to have a mix of
push
,
base
&
all-out
during the run!

When is the next
?
It has not been announced yet.
The last one was on
10/22/2021
, and it is expected to come again at around
4/18/2022
, based on an average of
185 days
between each Catch Me If You Can 👮‍♀️. (You can find all the data in
.)

Last updated on
10/23/2021
Added 10/22/2021 benchmark data from r/orangetheory’s anonymous result survey.


How To Use
Find a strategy below that fits your style
Set your pace & any other additional info your strategy requires
Look at
Projection*
to see how long you’ll survive in CMIYC.
Check this
to include a
1
% adjustment to account for tread’s ramp up, machine calibration issue or human error.
(Not sure what it is? Leave it checked ✅, and you can find more context
.)

First time doing this benchmark?
Learn more about the benchmark at
You may want to go with
Set And Forget
strategy, and start with your
base
pace. Bump it up
only if you feel comfortable
.

Strategies
📝 What class are you taking?
✅ 2G
3G
🏃‍♂️ Runner or walker?
✅ Runner 🏃
Power Walker 🚶
💡 Your
2G
CMIYC tread block will be
22
minutes long
.


Set And Forget
Set to run at a
pace (Something between
base
&
push
, or whatever you’re comfortable with) till you’re eliminated / end of the block.

Flow
Run at
7.5
mph 👈 This is your tread speed!

💡 You need a minimum of
8.5
mph to not get eliminated in a
2G
class.

Projection:
You will be eliminated at
18 mins
with 2.22 miles.


Increment by Distance
Start with
base
, and bump up the pace every 0.1+ mile until you are eliminated or time is called.

Flow
Start with
base
at
7.5
mph
Every
0.1
mile, bump up the pace by
0.1
mph
Cap my max speed at
7.5
mph

Projection:
You will be eliminated at
18 mins
with 2.22 miles.

🚨 🚨 🚨 Projection of this strategy is
slightly off
, due to the difference between distance-based calculation vs time-based calculation.

If you were to use this strategy, please keep this in mind and push yourself
slightly harder
to account for the delta. 🙏


Increment by Time
Start with
base
, and bump up the pace every 1+ minute(s) until you are eliminated or time is called.

Flow
Start with
base
at
7.5
mph
Every
1 minute
, bump up the pace by
0.1
mph
Cap my max speed at
7.5
mph

Projection
:
You will be eliminated at
18 mins
with 2.22 miles.


Push, Base on Repeat
Start with
push
every 1+ minute(s), back to
base
for 1+ minute(s), then back to
push
and repeat the sequence until you are eliminated or time is called.

Flow
Start with
push
at
7.5
mph for
1 minute
Back to
base
at
7.5
mph for
1 minute
Repeat till you’re eliminated or time is called.

Projection
:
You will be eliminated at
18 mins
with 2.22 miles.


Bump At Elimination
Start with an
aggressive base
, and bump up the speed by 0.1+ mph every time when the coach announces a round of elimination 🔪, or till you’re eliminated.

Flow
Start with an
aggressive
base
at
7.5
Bump up the pace by
0.1
mph every time when elimination happens 🪦
Cap my max speed at
7.5
mph

Projection
:
You will be eliminated at
18 mins
with 2.22 miles.


Can you beat your peers? 🥇
Adjust the
Filters
below to see how your goal / PR compares against your peers*.

How do you define peers*?
Age: Within
3
years
If your age is
35
, then your peers will be between
32
to
38
.
Height: Within
2
inches
If your height is 5’7, then your peers will be between 5’5 to 5’9.
Weight: Within
7.5
lbs

💡 Please note that there are quite a few data points missing critical demographics data.

When applying filters, those data points will be dropped to ensure you’re only comparing against your true peers. 🙏


Useful Links
🤩
: Motivational quotes from OTF — ‘cuz we all need that extra push from time to time
Wiki on benchmark
Getting ready for a running race outside of the studio? Check out this
!

Feedback? Found a bug?
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.

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