Since it isn’t enough for me to put my training plan in my (totally awesome) Erin Condren planner, I’m also posting it here. I want to be accountable to my training and if anyone finds my home and wants to see what I’ve done (or, haven’t done) and how to train for a half and/or full marathon, I think it would be great to have this available.
My current half marathon plan is the 2013 SeaWheeze plan, which you can find here. I’m doing the intermediate plan as I’ve ran a half before and was confident in my ability to tackle the distances.
My full marathon training plan will merge the SeaWheeze plan above with the Running Room plan. I’ll be making my own tweaks as I go (most likely reducing the number of run days to 4 from 5) but this is a great basis for training.
I hope to also start a series about the importance of tempo, steady, speed, hill and distance runs. It isn’t enough just to run, varying pace and speed is also really important in preparing for the loooooong distance of a marathon.
(Week one starts on Sunday July 21, 2013)
|1||off||off||Exam marking||6k Tempo||4x Hills||Exam marking||8k Steady|
|2||23k Long||off||6k Tempo||5x Hills||8k Steady||Drive to Kelowna||6k Steady|
|3||26k Long||Drive home||6k Tempo||6x Hills||10k Steady||Fly to Van||RACE
|4||REST!||Fly home||6k Tempo||7x Hills||10k Steady||off||6k Steady|
|5||29k Long||off||6k Tempo||8x Hills||10k Steady||off||6k Steady|
|6||29k Long||off||6k Tempo||9x Hills||10k Steady||Drive to Kelowna||6k Steady|
|7||32k Long||Drive home||6k Tempo||10x Hills||10k Steady||off||6k Steady|
|8||23k Long||off||6k Tempo||10k Speed||10k Steady||off||6k Steady|
|9||29k Long||off||6k Tempo||10k Speed||10k Steady||off
|10||32k Long||off||6k Tempo
|10k Speed||10k Steady||off||6k Steady|
|11||23k Long||off||6k Tempo||10k Speed||10k Steady||off||16k Race pace|
|12||6k Long||off||6k Race pace||10k Race pace||off||Fly to Kelowna||3k Steady|
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