Marathon Training Plans

Beginners Marathon Training Plan

This plan is designed for a beginner runner who would like to run a marathon and for more experienced runners who have not run longer distances for some time. Its focus is on getting you to a level where you'll be able to complete the marathon distance comfortably.

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 Intermediate Marathon Training Plan

A 16 week plan suitable if you've already run a 10k or half marathon and would now like to step up to full marathon distance.

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 Advanced Marathon Training Plan

A 16 week plan suitable if you consider yourself to be a fairly advanced runner with experience of completing half marathons and marathons and are looking to better your marathon PB.

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 Three + Two Marathon Training Plan

If you're short on time during the week then this training plan might be for you. Three runs a week supplemented by cross training mean you can fit your marathon training into your life more easily over the course of 16 weeks.

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Get Involved

Join the Marathon Training Group - chat, get advice and share you experiences and goals with other runners who are training for a marathon

Find a Marathon to enter - with our easy to use event finder with 100's of races to choose from

Log your training - plan and log your training with our online training tool

Route Planner - map your training runs with our route planner

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snowdon marathon hear i come



Brilliant Marathon.done it twice what an experience,time was not important for me,just to say I did it,sure you will love it!!!!


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