Suzanne Atkinson, MD. National & World Champion Coach, Author & Founder of Steel CityAll plans by this Coach
This plan is for the advanced marathoner who races often, has done at least one prior marathon and would like to target a 3:30 finishing time for their next marathon. Please see the pre-requisites below. This plan is structured by distance with the workout description referring to your paces. It is ideal for athletes who want to train without GPS or Power devices dictating your workout, and prefer to go out and run by feel or by known paces
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Is this plan for you?
This is an advanced 16 Week Marathon plan. Consider this plan if you:
∙Currently run 25-30 miles per week
∙Completed your most recent marathon in 3:30 or faster
∙Currently do a weekly 8-10 mile run without any difficulty
∙Have been training at your current load for at least 4-6 weeks injury free.
Other Plan Features
∙Progressive Periodization in Four Proven Phases
∙Every 4th week is a recovery week
∙Periodized Strength, Core & Mobility Training
∙Race Specific Training increases each block
∙Opportunity for monthly racing (5k, 10k, Half) prior to race day
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How it Works
Training Plan Sample Week
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Training Load By Week
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