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80/20 Running: 2020 Edition Marathon Level 0 (Power-Based, 2.5 to 5 Hours per Week)

Includes Structured Workouts

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


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Author

Matt Fitzgerald & David Warden - Over 60,000 Training Plans Sold 8020Endurance.com

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Length

18 Weeks

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Includes Structured Workouts

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


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Plan Description



Featuring the proven 80/20 intensity balance described in Matt Fitzgerald's bestselling book 80/20 Running, this marathon Level 0 training plan will provide you with the same workout structure used by the most successful runners in the world.


TARGET ATHLETE


This level is intended for athletes without a running background attempting their first marathon event. You should be able to comfortably run for at least 30 minutes before you start the plan.


INTENSITY TYPE : POWER


This plan presents each workouts intensity target by Power, but Pace and Heart Rate versions of this plan are also available.


Plan Benefits




FREE TRAININGPEAKS PREMIUM


This plan includes 30 days of TrainingPeaks Premium for free, by extending your existing account or upgrading from Basic for 30 days. This offer is available one time per athlete and is not applicable to coach-paid accounts.


LIFETIME PLAN


Every 80/20 Endurance plan purchased becomes a permanent part of your TrainingPeaks plan library. You can start, stop, and reuse the plan as often as you like, beginning or ending at any point in the plan.


LEVEL GUARANTEE


Not sure which level is right for you? Review our Level Comparison Charts to find the best fit. There’s zero risk: Our Level Guarantee allows you to switch to a different level or intensity type within the same distance if you discover that the plan you’ve selected is too hard or too easy.


100% STRUCTURED WORKOUTS


Each workout can be exported to a supported device, which will automatically guide you through the session with duration, lap, and intensity prompts. See our Structured Workout page for more information.


PLAN SUPPORT


Robust support and documentation for your plan can be found at the 80/20 Resources page. You will also be able to contact the authors directly via our popular Forums to request clarification on any issue.


TESTIMONIALS


“I finally found what works for me with 80/20 Running. No injuries, a personal best, and a newfound love of running!” Brendan Griffin – Houston, Texas

“80/20 is the Holy Grail for me. I can actually feel the improvement, but I am never too tired to train. Martijn Crajé” – Malden, Netherlands

“The 80/20 plan has changed my life and made me more confident in my abilities. I owe it all to 80/20 Endurance.” Chris Black – Peoria, Illinois

“Best thing I ever did to improve my running was adopting the 80/20 practice. Tim Siegenbeek van Heukelom” – Sydney, Australia

Read hundreds more testimonials at our website.


STRENGTH TRAINING


This plan is paired with an optional Free or Premium Strength Training plan designed specifically to fit and complement this plan.


BUNDLES AND SUBSCRIPTIONS


Save up to 25% when you bundle an 80/20 plan and a TrainingPeaks Premium subscription with our Bundles and Subscriptions.



Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run x5
3:34 hrs 2:50 hrs
Day Off x2
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run
3:34 hrs 2:50 hrs
Day Off
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Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Power Meter
  • GPS

All supported devices

David Warden

80/20 Endurance

80/20 Endurance is the creation of Matt Fitzgerald and David Warden. Based on the breakthrough books 80/20 Running and 80/20 Triathlon, runners, triathletes, and other endurance athletes improve the most when they consistently do 80 percent of their training at low intensity and the other 20 percent high intensity. The typical endurance athlete spends only 50-70 percent their total training time at low intensity. The solution? An 80/20 training plan that ensures the optimal intensity balance.

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