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Dr Will's Marathon Base2Race (30 Wk, 4-5 Days/Wk): Science-Backed w/ Expert Coach Support

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Dr Will's Marathon Base2Race (30 Wk, 4-5 Days/Wk): Science-Backed w/ Expert Coach Support

Includes Structured Workouts

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Author

Dr Will O'Connor

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Length

30 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



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Ready to Go the Distance? Introducing the 30-Week Base2Race Marathon Plan

If you're serious about conquering the marathon, you need a plan that covers all the bases—literally. My 30-Week Base2Race Marathon Plan is a comprehensive program that takes you from building a solid foundation to fine-tuning your race-day strategy.

🔬 The Science



  • Marathons are the ultimate test of endurance, speed, and mental fortitude. This plan is rooted in cutting-edge exercise science, focusing on aerobic development, muscular endurance, and metabolic efficiency.

🏁 Two-Phase Approach


This isn't a one-size-fits-all plan. It's a two-phase program that starts with a 17-week base-building phase followed by an 13-week race-specific phase. This ensures you're not just fit, but marathon fit.

🎯 Race-Specific Workouts


Get ready for targeted sessions that simulate marathon conditions. These workouts are designed to give you a clear understanding of what you can achieve on race day, all while working within your specific training zones.

📈 The Journey



  • Running a marathon is a transformative experience that requires a well-rounded approach. This plan is your ultimate guide, designed to progressively build your fitness so that come race day, you're not just finishing—you're thriving.

Ready to go the full 26.2 miles the smart way? Let's get you started with this 30-Week Base2Race Marathon Plan.

Onward and upward,

Dr. Will 🏃‍♂️🔬

Testimonials



Colin, Sub 4hr Marathon

- Thanks so much Will. Your running Plan and general great advice was a major contributor. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Rich, PB’d in literally everything

- The joy and satisfaction from my running, and results have been unparalleled to anything I’ve known before and it’s right to honour Will. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

What do I get with my plan?



  • Additional Support Resources - Get extra help whenever you need it.


  • Progress Measures - Track your improvements over time.

  • Detailed Plan Descriptions - Know exactly what you're getting into.

  • Exportable Structured Workouts - Take your plan on the go.

  • Lifetime Access to Purchased Plan - It's yours forever.

  • Scientifically-Backed Plan Design - Trust the science, trust the process.

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About me


With a PhD in Sport and Exercise Science and a track record as a sub-elite runner, I bring a unique blend of scientific expertise and lived experience to the table. My mission? To help you unlock your running potential. Your goals are my goals, and together, we'll achieve them.



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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run x5
03:35:00 02:00:00
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run
03:35:00 02:00:00

Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Heart Rate Monitor
  • GPS

All supported devices

Dr Will O'Connor

Dr Will O'Connor

I have been racing, studying and coaching endurance sports for my entire adult life. For me, endurance training isn't an afterthought or a chore, it's a way of life.

Early mornings, blisters, afternoon naps, getting excited about the latest Garmin release, that's who I am.


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