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Championnat du Canigou


Clare Pearson

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14 Weeks

Plan Description


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This plan is designed specifically for le Championnat du Canigou, a summer race which starts and finishes in Vernet-les-Bains; it goes up and down the Canigou mountain and has 2300m of climbing and descending, with some rough sections which require scrambling.

  • For intermediate runners with some base fitness

  • For those wanting to finish in around 5 hours

  • Designed but not exclusively for those who train with a heartrate monitor

  • Introductory pack included with the plan

  • Longest training session is 5 hours

  • Most training hours in one week is 11 hours ten minutes

This is an intermediate level programme

You need to be an experienced runner to begin this programme with some base fitness and be used to doing two speed sessions per week and a long run. It starts with just under 7.5 hours of training in the first week and assumes you have a strength and conditioning programme that you follow twice per week.

There is one day off planned each week, usually Friday.

It is based on heartrate zones, but can be adapted for those who do not have a heartrate monitor.

If you are not sure about training zones and would like to know more before you buy you can check out this blog created by John: What does a heart rate monitor tell you?

  • Weeks 1- 8 work on endurance as well as up-hill running strength.

  • Weeks 8 - 12 work on up hill endurance and introduce some shorter speed sessions to sharpen you up.

  • The taper starts at week 12.

It is based on 3 week cycles (2 weeks hard and one week easy).

If you are interested in this programme but not sure if it is the right one for you please don’t hesitate to contact me at

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Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run x6
07:06:00 05:00:00
Other x2
00:56:00 00:30:00
Day Off x1
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
07:06:00 05:00:00
00:56:00 00:30:00
Day Off
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Training Load By Week

This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Heart Rate Monitor

All supported devices

Clare Pearson

Endurance Bike and Run
Clare is a Level 2 TrainingPeaks running coach with relevant UKA qualifications and a Certified Stryd Coach. She specialises in trail running and ultra distance. Off road running is becoming a popular sport for all people of various fitness levels. Clare loves to work with people to help them succeed at their own goals; whether that's a personal best, a completion or a podium. Clare will work with you to plan training round life commitments and help you get the most out of the time you have.

  • This plan includes a Free Basic TrainingPeaks Account.
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  • 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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