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Beginner 12-Week 100K/50 Mile Ultra-Marathon Plan w/ Free Coach Email Support

Author

Taylor Thomas

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Length

12 Weeks

Plan Description

Plan Description

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.

Target Athlete

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.

Support

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.

Resources

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.

Equipment

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.

How it Works

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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run x4
6:22 hrs 6:00 hrs
Day Off x2
—— ——
Strength x1
0:30 hrs 0:30 hrs
X-Train x1
0:26 hrs 0:45 hrs
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run
6:22 hrs 6:00 hrs
Day Off
—— ——
Strength
0:30 hrs 0:30 hrs
X-Train
0:26 hrs 0:45 hrs

Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Heart Rate Monitor

All supported devices

Taylor Thomas

Thomas Endurance Coaching

Thomas Endurance Coaching offers one-on-one online coaching that includes athlete assessment, goal setting, individualized training blocks, and full workout analysis. By blending both the science and art of coaching, athletes receive not only the latest in data analysis but a genuine relationship with their coach. You can also choose from pre-built and custom training plans if you're looking for a more self-guided approach to your training.


  • This plan includes a Free Basic TrainingPeaks Account.
  • Access your training plan anywhere on the TrainingPeaks mobile and desktop apps.
  • Track your performance with robust data tracking and detailed graphs.
  • Plan for your event in the TrainingPeaks calendar.
  • Track your weight, sleep, hours, fatigue and stress while you train.
  • Syncs daily with other popular apps like Garmin and MyFitnessPal.

Refund Policy

This plan is protected by our Refund Policy and may, with the author's approval, be exchanged for a plan of equal value from the same author.

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