RUNfit 365 | 16 Week BASIC Marathon

Average Weekly Training Hours 03:34
Training Load By Week
Average Weekly Training Hours 03:34
Training Load By Week



Firstly, thank you for checking out our plan. There are thousands of options out there and we know it can be difficult to choose the right one for you. We have put a lot of time into the details of our training plans and believe they are the best out there. This plan is a BASIC plan with a 16 week duration. This Beginner Marathon plan is ideal if you are new to the distance or you are repeating the distance and want a little structure to follow. Your goal is to get across the finish line and improve on your time, getting a Personal Best. Consider the 20 or 28 week version as less aggressive alternatives. The starting long run for this plan is 1 Hour. Types of workouts you will find in this plan:
• Easy Base Run
• Long Run
• Fartleks
• Hill Repeats
• Race Pace Running

Time and Approximate miles you will spend training on the low and peak weeks (based on your race pace):
6:00 min/mi Race Pace: 1:30 - 5:15 Hours (about 24 - 47 Miles)
7:00 min/mi Race Pace: 1:30 - 5:15 Hours (about 21 - 41 Miles)
8:00 min/mi Race Pace: 1:30 - 5:15 Hours (about 19 - 37 Miles)
9:00 min/mi Race Pace: 1:30 - 5:15 Hours (about 17 - 33 Miles)
10:00 min/mi Race Pace: 1:30 - 5:15 Hours (about 16 - 30 Miles)
11:00 min/mi Race Pace: 1:30 - 5:15 Hours (about 14 - 28 Miles)

Thank you again for considering our training plans. Please don't hesitate to contact us with questions at support@runfit365.com
Happy Training!

Sample Day 2
0:30:00
Easy Run x 00:30 (hh:mm)

Easy runs are like long runs, but shorter. They are important in developing and maintaining your endurance Intensity: Zone 2 Course: Flat to slightly Rolling

Sample Day 3
0:30:00
Easy Run x 00:30 (hh:mm)

Easy runs are like long runs, but shorter. They are important in developing and maintaining your endurance Intensity: Zone 2 Course: Flat to slightly Rolling

Sample Day 4
0:30:00
Easy Run x 00:30 (hh:mm)

Easy runs are like long runs, but shorter. They are important in developing and maintaining your endurance Intensity: Zone 2 Course: Flat to slightly Rolling

Sample Day 6
0:30:00
Easy Run x 00:30 (hh:mm)

Easy runs are like long runs, but shorter. They are important in developing and maintaining your endurance Intensity: Zone 2 Course: Flat to slightly Rolling

Sample Day 7
1:00:00
Long Run x 01:00 (hh:mm)

This is a long distance run done at an easy pace. These runs are key to getting you to the end so make sure to do them, and avoid the temptation to go too fast. Intensity: Zone 2 Course: Flat to slightly Rolling

Sample Day 9
0:35:00
Easy Run x 00:35 (hh:mm)

Easy runs are like long runs, but shorter. They are important in developing and maintaining your endurance Intensity: Zone 2 Course: Flat to slightly Rolling

Sample Day 10
0:30:00
Easy Run x 00:30 (hh:mm)

Easy runs are like long runs, but shorter. They are important in developing and maintaining your endurance Intensity: Zone 2 Course: Flat to slightly Rolling