Beginner - Full Marathon / 16-Weeks
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This plan is an easy to follow 16-week training schedule ideal for beginner and novice runners. The training load begins with 17 miles/week and tops out at 41 miles by week 12. Prior to beginning the training plan, the athlete should be running consistently (3-4 days/week) and be able to run six miles at an easy effort. This plan is focused with a proper balance of aerobic/easy running, intensity/speed work, rest/recovery days, and duration with longer workouts focused for the weekends. It also contains additional injury prevention exercises to do on an ongoing basis (dynamic stretching, core strength work, stability work), and tips to help you succeed complete the marathon with confidence.
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|0:01 hrs||0:19 hrs|
Day Off x2
|0:17 hrs||0:20 hrs|
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||0:01 hrs||0:19 hrs|
||0:17 hrs||0:20 hrs|
Training Load By Week
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