1/2 Marathon, 13.1, HR based training plan, beginner-int., Repeatable 8 week Sat Race


Dylan Hebert

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8 Weeks

Typical Week

2 Day Off, 5 Run

Longest Workout

1:45 hrs

Plan Specs

running half marathon beginner intermediate hr based

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Welcome to the first step of your training for your half marathon. This is a short journey to become a finisher, but together we will make this race the most memorable and most fun race you have ever competed in. Please scroll through and if any questions arise please write them down and feel free to contact me at any time.

This plan is designed to prepare you to have your best experience at your half marathon. This has plan has been designed for athletes that are new to half marathons or have competed in the past. This plan is HR based.

This plan has been built around two, four-week long training periods: The first period will be used to build fitness and prep your mind and your body for what lies ahead. Secondly, we have the peak and taper period, this will be the last few sessions before your event. This is the most important training sessions you will face as these will determine how your race will be dictated.

This plan is the most comprehensive and user-friendly plan you will find. Only plans from Finish Strong Endurance come with this amount of support. We win when you do so buy this plan and we will support you by providing you a free guide to download in day one and if you do have any questions you can email finishstrongendurance@yahoo.com and I will respond within 24 hours.

As stated this plan assumes that you are new to half marathons or have competed in the past, please be able to:
 Run: 1 hour continuously

If you have any questions please visit finishstrongendurance.com or email Dylan directly at: finishstrongendurance@yahoo.com.


Training Load By Week
Training Load By Week
Average Weekly Training Hours: 04:41

Dylan Hebert

Finish Strong Endurance

Services: Running, cycling and triathlon training plans for all distances and abilities. All training plans include a training guide, as well as email support throughout training.

Specialties: 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, Cycling, Olympic and 70.3 Triathlon Training as well as Racing, Season Planning, Mental Skills Training, Exercise Physiology, and bike fitting for local athletes.

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Sample Day 1

Run Test HR

The challenge will be proper pacing. You ideally
want to pick an effort / pace that you can maintain throughout the 30-minute
duration. If you slow down a lot at the end, you started too fast.

Sample Day 2

Easy run 1

Sample Day 4

Hill repeats

This can be done on a treadmill or on a slight hill.

Sample Day 5


Sample Day 6

Recovery run 1

Sample Day 8

Fast Finish

Sample Day 9

Recovery run 1

1/2 Marathon, 13.1, HR based training plan, beginner-int., Repeatable 8 week Sat Race

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