Marathon training can be a tricky and confusing business, but this guide will be with you every step of the way.
As well as giving you a choice of two 20-week training plans, this guide will explain the important components of marathon training, so you can make the best choices for you.
Designed to give you everything you need to train for and prepare for the marathon, it will explain the benefits of the different types of runs you’ll be doing and give you reassurance when the going gets tough.
As well as this, it will help you prepare mentally and practically for the race, from getting the right mindset on race day to making sure you’ve got everything you need to run 26.2 miles.
A choice of two marathon training plans designed for those aiming to run between 3:59 and 6 hours
Marathon training sessions explained
Choosing your goal time
Avoiding injuries and how to adapt training for illness/injury
The mental side of marathon training
Fitting it all in to a busy life
Self-assessment exercises to evaluate your training
Race prep – those vital 24 hours before your race
Essential kit list.
This guide can also be used as a companion to your existing marathon training schedule.