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High Performance Half Marathon

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Andrew Simmons

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16 Weeks

Includes Structured Workouts

Structured Workouts automatically sync with compatible devices and guide you through workouts in real time.

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Plan Description

High Performance Half Marathon Plan
This isn't your everyday advanced plan, this is one for the experienced runner looking to take a jump in performance at their next half. The workouts in here often end up over 10 miles, with weekly mileage pushing 60-70 miles per week depending on your speed. This is designed to provide extensive track work, hill work, and extensive long run workouts. This is ideally for athletes who get a boos tin performance from large aerobic efforts and mileage.

The workouts in this plan range from introductory, aerobic base building workouts in the first 4 weeks, transition to hills for strength and power, into speed work and close with sharpening to keep high turn over and efficiency at the forefront. Workouts are designed to be completed Tuesday and Friday with some weeks also including a workout long run so take the aerobic days easy between. Easy days easy, hard days hard.

Long Run
Once you've completed the intro period of this plan don't expect to see a long run under 14 miles in the build up. Most weekends alternate between an aerobic run and a workout long run. The workout long runs in this plan are designed to offer you confidence at pace as well as test your nutrition and hydration strategies. If you're not used to do workout long runs - this plan could make a huge dent in your current PR. Developing strong legs and a confident hydration and nutrition plan for racing is essential to your success.

Questions? Feel free to e-mail coach andrew and schedule a 15 minute call with Coach Andrew to go over any questions you have at the start of your plan. E-mail Coach Andrew -

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Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run x6
36mi 16mi
Day Off x1
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
36mi 16mi
Day Off
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Training Load By Week

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Andrew Simmons

Lifelong Endurance

Coach Andrew Simmons draws from certification, experience, and hard science to help athletes achieve there goals. Andrew specializes in working with distance runners looking to conquer the 5K to the marathon and beyond.

Run Coaching:

  • Road Running (Mile - Marathon)
  • Ultra Running (50K - 100 Mile)
  • Sky Running/ Mountain Running


  • Running Specific Strength and Condtioning
  • Injury Specfic Strength and Conditioning (will work alongside PT team)
  • Running Form and Gait Analysis

  • This plan includes a Free Basic TrainingPeaks Account.
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  • Track your performance with robust data tracking and detailed graphs.
  • Plan for your event in the TrainingPeaks calendar.
  • Track your weight, sleep, hours, fatigue and stress while you train.
  • Syncs daily with other popular apps like Garmin and MyFitnessPal.

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