Marathon Plan - Advanced
Clive BoultonAll plans by this Coach
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OVERVIEW - This is a 24 week Marathon plan that starts with a 10 week base phase, it builds from a low of 25miles per week to peak weeks of around 60miles. It is periodised with essential recovery weeks and is focused towards higher level aspirational Marathon performers.
WHAT IS THIS TRAINING PLAN FOR - This plan is a high-level performance plan geared towards those seeking WMM 'Good for Age' Qualification, Boston Qualification, or for those looking to be competitive in Marathon Age Group Championship races. It is not a high mileage plan it peaks at about 60mile/97km per week but has a quality focus.
WHO IS THIS TRAINING PLAN FOR - Invariably those embarking on this plan will have a strong running background and will have spent some time in the sport, they will be experienced in racing road or cross-country. They will be ambitious in their Marathon goal and be prepared to commit time and effort to being the best athlete they can be.
NOTE: The plan also includes instructional videos for the Activation and Resilience, and Strength sessions
CALL: If requested the plan can also include 2x 30-40min video calls, the first at the beginning of the plan and the second at the athletes request as they work through the plan.
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|5:51 hrs||2:45 hrs|
|0:42 hrs||0:40 hrs|
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||5:51 hrs||2:45 hrs|
||0:42 hrs||0:40 hrs|
Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices: