Mountain Ultra Marathon - 50 mile to 100km 18 Week Training Plan
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A dedicated 18 week plan tailored for the unique demands of mountain ultra marathons - 50 mile up to 100km distance, written by an experienced Coach and Mountain Runner and Sky Runner who has completed many of the hardest mountain races and ultra marathons including Trofeo Kima, Tromso Skyrace and the Glen Coe Skyline.
It is 18 weeks long and features 3 build weeks followed by a recovery week and a three week taper.
Designed for mountainous trail races, such as mountain ultra marathons events up to c.100km 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|
|9:21 hrs||5:30 hrs|
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||9:21 hrs||5:30 hrs|
Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Heart Rate Monitor