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16 week Ultra Marathon Training plan 50k to 90k

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Author

Toby Leyland The Endurance Habit

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Length

16 Weeks

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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.



Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Runx4
4:23 hrs 3:00 hrs
Day Offx2
—— ——
Strengthx2
0:34 hrs 0:20 hrs
Otherx2
0:19 hrs 0:20 hrs
Bikex1
1:07 hrs 1:30 hrs
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run
4:23 hrs 3:00 hrs
Day Off
—— ——
Strength
0:34 hrs 0:20 hrs
Other
0:19 hrs 0:20 hrs
Bike
1:07 hrs 1:30 hrs

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.
In 2004 Toby started his triathlon journey setting up the Bahrain Triathlon Club. Competed in sprint tri through to Ironman, represented Team GB in Long distance tri.
Heavily involved in coaching cycling at youth and U23 level as well as developing my passion for ultra running.