Trail Ultra Marathon - 100 mile 18 Week Training Plan
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A dedicated 18 week plan tailored for the unique demands of trail ultramarathons up to 100m distance, written by an experienced trail running Coach and Mountain Runner, and ultra runner who has completed many of the hardest mountain races including Trofeo Kima, Tromso Skyrace, Glen Coe Skyline and UTMB.
Designed for athletes who are comfortable running a minimum of 3hrs 30 minutes and ideally completed an ultramarathon of at least 50 miles.
It is 18 weeks long and features 3 build weeks followed by a recovery week and a three week taper.
Designed for trail races for events up to c.100mile distance.
Requires access to hills or a treadmill for certain workouts and a HR monitor.
Time based rather than distance.
Suitable for those looking to finish or those looking for a fast time as optional for harder or easier workouts.
Race day advice provided throughout the plan.
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|9:39 hrs||6:30 hrs|
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||9:39 hrs||6:30 hrs|