Half Marathon: Beginner Plan: 16 Weeks

Average Weekly Training Hours 02:37
Training Load By Week
Average Weekly Training Hours 02:37
Training Load By Week

Half Marathon plan for the pure Beginner. It is a walk and run program geared to get you prepared to cover the distance confidently come the day of your event.

Sample Day 1
0:30:00
Week One: Run/Walk

Welcome to the Half Marathon 16 week Beginner Plan. Over the course of this program, we will build a base then start to implement/increase mileage so that you are ready to cover the 13.1 miles that is a Half Marathon. No fears. You are in good hands. Stick to what is outlined and you will be ready to roll come race day.

Sample Day 3
0:30:00
Run/Walk

Repeat of Day one with 4 minutes of brisk walk, followed by 1 minute run. Repeat 5x.

Sample Day 5
0:30:00
Run/Walk

Repeat of Day one with 4 minutes of brisk walk, followed by 1 minute run. Repeat 5x.

Sample Day 7
0:20:00
Brisk Walk

Twenty minutes of brisk walking.

Sample Day 8
0:20:00
Week Two: Run/Walk

Walk for 4 minutes, followed by 1 minute run. Total of 20 minutes.

Sample Day 10
0:30:00
Run/Walk

Repeat of Day one with 4 minutes of brisk walk, followed by 1 minute run. Repeat 5x.

Sample Day 12
0:30:00
Run/Walk

Repeat of Day one with 4 minutes of brisk walk, followed by 1 minute run. Repeat 5x.

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