Steel City's - Advanced Marathon Plan: 16 Weeks - 3:30 Goal
Suzanne Atkinson, MD. National & World Champion Coach, Author & Founder of Steel CityAll plans by this Coach
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Is this plan for you?
This is an advanced 16 Week Marathon plan that uses structured workouts based on running pace. Consider this plan if you:
∙Currently run 25-30 miles per week
∙Completed your most recent marathon in 3:45-4:00 (or faster)
∙Have a target goal of 3:30 in your next marathon
∙Currently do a weekly 8-10 mile run without any difficulty
∙Have been training at your current load for at least 4-6 weeks injury free.
Other Plan Features
∙Structured Workouts for nearly every session
∙Run Threshold based Training Zones
∙Progressive Periodization in Four Proven Phases
∙Every 4th week is a recovery week
∙Periodized Strength, Core & Mobility Training
∙Race Specific Training increases each block
∙Opportunity for monthly racing (5k, 10k, Half) prior to race day
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Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|5:30 hrs||3:30 hrs|
Day Off x1
|0:32 hrs||0:40 hrs|
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||5:30 hrs||3:30 hrs|
||0:32 hrs||0:40 hrs|
Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices: