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Sub 4 Hour Marathon Training Plan

Author

Thomas Watson

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Length

20 Weeks

Plan Description

The 20 week plan is designed for novice runners and people with a reasonable base fitness level, and has been reverse-engineered to optimise your training for the goal in hand.

The 4 Hour marathon training plan is one of my most popular training plans, and has been used by hundreds of runners.

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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run x4
1:27 hrs 1:54 hrs
Day Off x2
—— ——
X-Train x1
0:42 hrs 0:45 hrs
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run
1:27 hrs 1:54 hrs
Day Off
—— ——
X-Train
0:42 hrs 0:45 hrs

Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

Thomas Watson

Marathon Handbook

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Marathon Handbook is one of the most popular sources of run training plans online, aimed at everything from 5ks, 10ks, half marathon, marathon and ultramarathons!


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