Beginner 12-Week 100K/50 Mile Ultra-Marathon Plan w/ Free Coach Email Support
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Built on decades of expeirence both personally and working with athletes from around the world, this plan is crafted to help you achieve your ultra-marathon goals. This expertly periodized training approach ensure that you reach the appropriate volume, while also keeping overall training time lower. This "quality over quantity"approach allows you to train smarter and stay healthy and injury free.
This plan integrates both weighted and body weight strength components to build power, leg speed, strength, mobility, and range of motion. Through this training process you'll not only become a more competent runner, but also a more athletic individual overall.
This plan is built for the athlete who's looking to tackle their first 50 mile -100K trail run, or an athlete who's looking for a lower volume approach to base building for an early season event. It's geared around events that take place in mountainous terrain where leg strength and vertical speed are necessary. You should be comfortable with runs in the 8-10 mile range before starting this plan.
You'll have our full support as you embark on this plan. If you have any questions email us directly. https://www.thomasendurancecoaching.com/contact/. We'll happily field questions regarding execution, timing, plan level, and anything else you may need.
You'll have access to TEC's video library of over 150 strength training exercises, mobility work, and full body sessions. You'll also gain exclusive access to our athlete newsletter where you'll get up to date and valuable information on training, nutrition, mental skills, and much more.
This plan integrets a weighted strength component that's valuable in helping runners build strong and injury proof bodies. To take full advantage of these sessions you'll need a basic set of dumbells or kettlebells and a medicine ball. You'll also need a GPS watch and a heart rate monitor to track your progress, and ensure you're managing the intensity of each session properly.
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|6:22 hrs||6:00 hrs|
Day Off x2
|0:30 hrs||0:30 hrs|
|0:26 hrs||0:45 hrs|
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||6:22 hrs||6:00 hrs|
||0:30 hrs||0:30 hrs|
||0:26 hrs||0:45 hrs|
Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Heart Rate Monitor