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16 week Ultra Marathon Training plan 50k to 90k

Includes Structured Workouts

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Author

Toby Leyland Coach @ The Endurance Habit

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Length

16 Weeks

Includes Structured Workouts

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Plan Description

A 16 week training plan to prepare you for a 50k to 90k ultra marathon. Each week has a particular focus and the overall plan is split into four 4 week blocks.
This plan assumes a basic level of fitness and a minimum level of running specific training, if not then a bespoke targeted plan may be more suitable.
One of the prime foundations is the principle of consistency each day, each week and each month. This can include daily checks on your health and wellness, introducing active recovery sessions, establishing a strength training routine that can be completed week in week out.
Every week will include a variety of training sessions with the objective to help your body adapt in order to prepare for the event, some weeks will include a higher number of runs, others higher intensity, some wil include back to back or double day runs. Every variation is designed to help stimulate and improve your endurance habit so you are ready for race day.

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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run x4
04:23:00 03:00:00
Day Off x2
—— ——
Strength x2
00:35:00 00:20:00
Other x2
00:20:00 00:20:00
Bike x1
01:07:00 01:30:00
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run
04:23:00 03:00:00
Day Off
—— ——
Strength
00:35:00 00:20:00
Other
00:20:00 00:20:00
Bike
01:07:00 01:30:00

Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Heart Rate Monitor
  • GPS

All supported devices

Toby Leyland

The Endurance Habit

The Endurance Habit - We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. Doing the right things on a regular basis, without a pause for thought, so they become a way of life.
One of the key components for endurance training is building consistency, regular sessions repetaed over a period of time help develop the building blocks for physical and mental health that enable you to execute your event/race plans.


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  • 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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