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Marathon Plan - Intermediate

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Marathon Plan - Intermediate


Clive Boulton

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24 Weeks

Plan Description

OVERVIEW - This is a 24 week Intermediate Marathon Plan that starts with a 10 week base phase, it builds from a low of 25miles per week to a peak week of around 52miles. It is periodised with essential recovery weeks and is focused towards runners aspiring to run under 3:45hrs (Men) and 4:00hrs (Women)

WHAT IS THIS TRAINING PLAN FOR - This plan is focused at enabling an Intermediate Level Marathon Performance, this can be articulated in time terms as approximately sub 3:45hrs for men and sub 4:00hrs for women

WHO IS THIS TRAINING PLAN FOR - Invariably those embarking on this plan will have a some running background and will have spent a some time in the sport perhaps competing a marathon previously or a number of 10km's or Half Marathons. The plan would would also serve as great option for stronger Masters athletes aged 50 plus who maybe seeking good for age qualification at one of the World Marathon Majors or Boston Qualification.

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.

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Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run x6
05:25:00 03:40:00
Strength x1
00:25:00 00:40:00
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
05:25:00 03:40:00
00:25:00 00:40:00

Training Load By Week

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Clive Boulton

Rosedene Multi-Sport

Rosedene Multi-Sport is a triathlon and running focused 1:1 coaching practice, with 20 years of experience in coaching runners and 10 years of experience in coaching triathletes.

We successfully coach athletes and triathletes from beginners to advanced, 800m to the marathon in running and from sprint to iron distance racing in triathlon. We work with age-group Ironman podium athletes and national level triathletes of all ages. We offer an individual service, no two athletes are the same.

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