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HR-Based: Lake Sonoma Trail Marathon - Goal of Finishing

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HR-Based: Lake Sonoma Trail Marathon - Goal of Finishing

Includes Structured Workouts

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Author

Greg Marshall

Length

16 Weeks

Includes Structured Workouts

Structured Workouts automatically sync with compatible devices and guide you through workouts in real time.


Learn More about Structured Workouts.

Plan Description

This plan is for the beginner to intermediate runner aiming to complete the Lake Sonoma Trail Marathon. You can check out the companion blog post here: https://www.treelineendurance.com/post/race-report-ls26-2-the-lake-sonoma-trail-marathon

LS26.2 is run on soft single track trails around Lake Sonoma in the heart of scenic California wine country, and this plan makes sure that athletes will be ready to handle the demands of a course that's been referred to as "death by a thousand hills".

This comprehensive 16-week plan will help you to physically and mentally prepare to cover the 26.2 mile race distance and it's 6,000ft of vertical gain and loss. Even if you've never run any race longer than a road half marathon, success at the LS26.2 is in reach with this plan.

Features of this plan include:

-5 training sessions in an average week with two days of pure rest.

-Detailed workouts that will prepare you for a trail running race even if you don't have access to trails or long hills for training.

-Weekly Training Tips to help support your running through nutrition, recovery practices, and mental preparedness guidance

-Attainable long runs and interval workouts specifically targeted at preparing you for the many hills on this race course.

-Fully structured workout execution with compatible devices

This plan uses Heart Rate-based targets so that you can be sure you're hitting the right intensity and maximizing the benefit of every training session. For the Effort-based (RPE) version of this plan, see this page: http://tinyurl.com/2nuksw9r

Question about the plan? Email us at treelineendurance@gmail.com with the subject "Question: LS26.2 - Goal of Finishing (HR)"

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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run x5
04:26:00 03:30:00
Day Off x2
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run
04:26:00 03:30:00
Day Off
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Training Load By Week


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  • Heart Rate Monitor

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