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50k trail run training plan for beginners

Author

Bob Seebohar at eNRG performance

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Length

12 Weeks

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Plan Description

This 12 week training plan is geared toward the first time ultra runner who will be racing a 50k trail running race. The plan has an ideal balance between quality training and recovery to promote the best physiological adaptation and get you to the line in great shape. The athlete should be able to run 6 miles as a long run.

This plan was developed by Bob Seebohar, 2-time Leadville 100 run finisher (and a 2009 Leadman finisher), endurance coach, strength coach, exercise physiologist and sport dietitian.



Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Runx4
31mi 27mi
X-Trainx4
2:35 hrs 1:00 hrs
Walkx1
2mi 4mi
Day Offx1
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run
31mi 27mi
X-Train
2:35 hrs 1:00 hrs
Walk
2mi 4mi
Day Off
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Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • GPS

All supported devices

Bob Seebohar

eNRG performance

Bob Seebohar, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS, METS II, is one of the first USA Triathlon Level III Elite Coaches in the country. He has personally coached Olympians, National Champions, and competitive age-groupers. Additionally, he is a USAT Youth and Junior Certified Coach, a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, a Swim Speed Secret swim coach, and a Sport Dietitian. He owns eNRG Performance, which provides nutrition, physiological testing, and coaching services to all individuals.