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Kara's Beginner Marathon Plan

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Kara's Beginner Marathon Plan

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Author

Kara Goucher

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Length

16 Weeks

Includes Structured Workouts

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Plan Description

This is a marathon plan for novice runners. This plan is for athletes who have not run the marathon before, and are looking to commit more time and training for a satisfying outcome in their first upcoming marathon. Athletes in this plan will build a base level of fitness entering the plan. They will be running 6 days a week, with one double run a week, 1-2 core sessions a week, one strength training session a week, and an occasional walk after a long run. Athletes in this plan have trained for a marathon before, but want to do consistent training and see where that takes them. They want to use all tools, including mental training, to help them be the most well-rounded athlete they can be.

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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run x4
00:15:00 00:20:00
Strength x2
01:07:00 00:40:00
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run
00:15:00 00:20:00
Strength
01:07:00 00:40:00

Training Load By Week


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