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Marathon: Masters Beginner: 16 Weeks

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Marathon: Masters Beginner: 16 Weeks


Bob Mittleman

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16 Weeks

Plan Description

Beginner Plan for the Masters runner who is looking to compete in their first marathon and who has competed in other races. For example, a half marathon, 10k, etc. You now want to challenge yourself with your first marathon. It's a daunting task however this program will get you ready and prepared to conquer. Congrats and good luck.

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Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run x5
30mi 20mi
Day Off x2
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
30mi 20mi
Day Off
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Training Load By Week

This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

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