Advanced Run Marathon Training Plan
Training Plan Overview
The Advanced Marathon Training Program is geared towards seasoned marathoners who are looking to improve their finish times and boost performance. The 20-week program includes long runs up to 21 miles, race pace workouts, speed work [intervals, tempo, pickups] drills, one cross-training workout and strength and rest days. The speed workouts focus on improving speed, fitness and efficiency in running. These are the sessions that will improve performance. The gradual progression of endurance runs will allow you to run farther, more easily and the cross-training allows you to incorporate other activities you enjoy to complement your program. Cross-training activities may include cycling, yoga, swimming, elliptical or any activity that is not walking or running. The Advanced Marathon Program is best suited for those who have been running at least 5-6 times per week for 60-90 minutes for at least one year and have run several marathons.
Training Plan Mileage Chart
Click on a week number to see the daily descriptions for that week. Enter a race date below to customize the plan for an upcoming race. Once you've settled on a plan, drag this link to your bookmarks for easy reference. My full training plan
Based on your selected race date you should have started training on Nov 28, 2011. If you didn't you shouldn't start this training plan without consulting a coach. Unless you've been working out at a level consistent with the scheduled workouts so far you risk injury or death by following the training plan.
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