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Run Boston: Boston Marathon Training Program/20 Weeks [CONSERVATIVE]

Includes Structured Workouts

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Author

Tony Rich

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Length

21 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

This a conservative RunBoston program for novice/beginner and developing marathon runners preparing for the Boston Marathon. Incorporates strength building workouts and hill structured workouts to prepare for the 4 Newton Hills in Boston. The 20 week program incorporates 4 weeks of Base, 8 weeks of Build, and 5 weeks of peak volume that leads into 3 weeks of tapering. Largest peak volume week tops at 1.5x marathon distance (~40 Miles). Includes recovery weeks and easy days to rest and harvest gains. There is field testing every six weeks to assess advances. Comes with a companion 70+ page eBook with detailed Boston Marathon course analysis and race logistics, and Running Performance Console spreadsheet based calculators with dashboard.

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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run x4
4:09 hrs 3:00 hrs
X-Train x2
1:39 hrs 1:00 hrs
Day Off x1
—— ——
Strength x1
0:31 hrs 0:30 hrs
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run
4:09 hrs 3:00 hrs
X-Train
1:39 hrs 1:00 hrs
Day Off
—— ——
Strength
0:31 hrs 0:30 hrs

Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Heart Rate Monitor
  • GPS

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Tony Rich

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