Tarawera Ultra Marathon 2021 24 Week Plan, Starts Monday 31st August, with Strength and Conditioning
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A dedicated plan tailored for the unique demands of the Tarawera 102km Ultra Marathon, with consideration for the climbs, and elevation change.
This is a 24 week plan starting on Monday August 31st and finishing on race day.
It features 3 build weeks followed by a recovery week, before moving to a 2 week build 1 week recovery as the training increases. It has a three week taper.
It includes progressive strength and conditioning sessions that complement the running and phase of the plan. Starting with stability phase it then moves through Strength and Power Phases.
It designed for both those looking to run a fast time and those looking to finish the race, with optional workouts/replacement of workouts depending on level of ability.
Requires access to a treadmill for certain workouts, or hills, and ideally a HR monitor.
Time based rather than distance.
Created by an experienced ultra runner and TrainingPeaks Level 2 Coach, who has completed many ultramarathons, such as the UTMB, Lavaredo Ultra Trail, and may trail, mountain, ultra and sky running events.
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|9:04 hrs||7:00 hrs|
|1:31 hrs||1:00 hrs|
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||9:04 hrs||7:00 hrs|
||1:31 hrs||1:00 hrs|
Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Heart Rate Monitor