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WalkJogRun Marathon Training Plans

Whether you want to walk your first marathon or run your fiftieth we've got a training plan for you, created by Coach Jenny Hadfield, columnist with RunnersWorld.com and Women's Running Magazine.

Follow these plans on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with alerts each day to help you complete the program showing routes each day. Learn more about our Marathon Training App.

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Marathon training plans all last 20 weeks. Join the program you pick to see the plan customized with the dates and get training alerts each week.

  • Beginners: These plans are for people who don't currently run or are just getting started. We've got plans for walkers, runners and plans that fit in the middle.
    • Walk Marathon: gradually build-up your walking distance and are ideal for people who don't exercise.
    • Run-Walk Marathon: mostly running with a little walking and are the next step for walk-runners to get closer to non-stop running a marathon.
    • Run Marathon in the beginner group are for people who have progressed to the point where you are running 3 times a week and want to train for a race.
  • Intermediate: The Intermediate Marathon Training Plan is for someone who has run at least one marathon and is looking to finish feeling stronger and faster than last time.
  • Advanced: The Advanced Marathon Training Plan is for someone who has run several marathons and is looking to boost race performance with speed and endurance workouts for that personal best.


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