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Ultramarathon - Your First 50-miler in 24 weeks (Garmin-compatible, access to coach)

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Author

Marius Triukas

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Length

24 Weeks

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Includes Structured Workouts

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Plan Description

Who is this Plan for?

If you have finished the marathon and you’re looking for a new challenge, chances are you are thinking of an Ultramarathon. Ultrarunning event duration in many cases exceeds Ironman® events, so they are challenging and require dedication and time to prepare.

This plan aims to help you to get your body ready for a challenging event - a 50-mile Ultramarathon in 24 weeks. It is recommended that you were exercising regularly before starting this plan, even if the plan includes 1 week intro period and starts with almost 4 hours of training the first week.

Plan Highlights

The plan includes a variety of workouts (ladders, tempo, steady-state, endurance, to name a few) arranged in four-week cycles, which will allow your body to adapt and prepare for a challenging race.

The plan is based on a percentage of your calculated Threshold Pace, however, workout descriptions also refer to RPE 1-10 (Rating of Perceived Exertion) scale. RPE will help you evaluate your 'pace by feel', so the actual distance covered may be different from one set in the workout. Target distances in some workouts are just for reference and only race day will show how your training was.

The plan does have Strength & Conditioning workouts, however for the best results they should be followed with the supervision of the gym coach.

The plan is compatible with Garmin devices so you will have structured workouts delivered straight to your watch when using the AutoSync feature after connecting your TrainingPeaks and Garmin Connect accounts. However, please check your device compatibility in the Garmin/TrainingPeaks website.

Access to Coach

f you will have any questions for this plan, before or after purchasing it, please contact me by e-mail marius@trainbydata.com and I’ll be happy to help you. And read the Welcome message before starting. It contains important information about your plan.

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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Runx5
5:32 hrs 5:00 hrs
Strengthx1
0:37 hrs 1:00 hrs
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run
5:32 hrs 5:00 hrs
Strength
0:37 hrs 1:00 hrs

Training Load By Week


Marius Triukas

Train By Data

Sub 3-hour marathoner and sub-11-hour full distance finisher, IRONMAN® Certified Coach with IT background (and father of two). Interested in data analysis and constant search for improvement, meter-by-meter, second-by-second.

If you’re ready and willing to delve into your training data and if you want to explore how numbers translate to your fitness, let’s talk and see if we can find out what your training may or may not has been missing.