Given an example of goals written in a SMART way, anyone can quickly learn and apply the same strategy to write great goals.
For your reference I've provided a pdf example of goals template below that you can view and/or download as a guide for writing SMART goals.
As you've likely read on the how to set goals page, great goals are not only effective because they are tailored to each individual runner, but also specific, measureable, action-oriented, realistic and time based (SMART).
So, here is the
SMART Goal Examples file.
Once you get the idea, which will be in no time at all, be sure to go and get a copy of the goal setting worksheet, and use it to write your own clear, meaningful and challenging goals.