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UltraU Maintenance Running Plan

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UltraU Maintenance Running Plan


Dana Katz

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6 Weeks

Plan Description

This training plan is for healthy runners looking to maintain fitness over a 6 week period. Weekly running time is about 6 hours and total workout time is about 8. Workouts are written by time and the first week has a test for aerobic threshold so you can run the plan using the HR that is right for you.

Great for use after an intense training block, around the holidays or if you are feeling burned out on figuring out your own running plan to stay fit to train later. This plan helps you keep up consistency and motivation with a daily workout practice. Runs have a focus on drills and because the intensity is mostly aerobic, the workouts should leave you feeling energized, not depleted. The plan includes some cross training and consistent strength training to build good athletic movements and great habits on the way to starting up a new training block like race prep or hill work. This plan will keep you in the game. Athletes should have a watch with HR and a willingness to commit to training daily.

All athletes using this plan are encouraged to join the FREE live Zoom Strength Training for Runners sessions on Wednesday nights. For details see

Start this plan on a Monday for workouts to fall in place correctly.

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Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run x5
06:04:00 02:00:00
Strength x4
01:13:00 00:45:00
X-Train x2
00:40:00 01:30:00
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
06:04:00 02:00:00
01:13:00 00:45:00
00:40:00 01:30:00

Training Load By Week

This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Heart Rate Monitor

All supported devices

Dana Katz


Heart rate based coaching for runners looking to increase speed, avoid injury and chase a big goal. Based in Portland, OR.
Monthly coaching includes:

  • Coaching plan based on your running background and goals
  • Daily workouts including strength training and feedback on workouts
  • Race season planning
  • Nutrition tips and guidance for pre, post and during runs

$250 monthly
Meet me at my FREE weekly strength training session:

  • This plan includes a Free Basic TrainingPeaks Account.
  • Access your training plan anywhere on the TrainingPeaks mobile and desktop apps.
  • Track your performance with robust data tracking and detailed graphs.
  • Plan for your event in the TrainingPeaks calendar.
  • Track your weight, sleep, hours, fatigue and stress while you train.
  • Syncs daily with other popular apps like Garmin and MyFitnessPal.

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