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The Q: Boston Marathon Qualifying Training Program/28 Weeks

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The Q: Boston Marathon Qualifying Training Program/28 Weeks

Includes Structured Workouts

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Author

Tony Rich

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Length

28 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

The ideal candidates for this program are experienced runners that may already be "trained up" and looking to qualify and get into the Boston Marathon. This comprehensive program is specifically designed to get them over the top.

The 28 week program incorporates 8 weeks of Base, 12 weeks of Build, and 5 weeks of peak volume that leads into 3 weeks of tapering. Largest peak volume week tops at 2.5x marathon distance (~65 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 instructions on how to qualify including race logistics. Also comes with a 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 x5
05:10:00 03:00:00
Day Off x1
—— ——
X-Train x1
00:46:00 01:00:00
Strength x1
00:30:00 00:30:00
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run
05:10:00 03:00:00
Day Off
—— ——
X-Train
00:46:00 01:00:00
Strength
00:30:00 00:30:00

Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Heart Rate Monitor
  • GPS

All supported devices

Tony Rich

EventHorizon EnduranceSport

Guinness World Record holder for the fastest Ironman triathlon indoors. IRONMAN Certified Coach, USAT Level II Coach, TrainingPeaks Level 2 Coach and a Certified Master Swim Coach. I have over 20 years of experience. My training program design is the end product of decades of learning and is based on a science and evidence based approaches. Programs include:

  • Downloadable eBooks & guides, calculators & dashboards and video tutorials.
  • Sponsor discounts.
  • Unlimited email support for questions.

  • This plan includes a Free Basic TrainingPeaks Account.
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  • Track your performance with robust data tracking and detailed graphs.
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  • Track your weight, sleep, hours, fatigue and stress while you train.
  • Completed workouts sync with popular apps like Garmin and Wahoo. Learn More
  • If plan includes Structured Workouts, then planned workouts sync to compatible devices and guide you through workouts in real time. Learn More

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