eight and 10 miles, two speed or strength sessions and one run of three to five miles. You should be resting at least two days in the week. For people following faster schedules who previously ran six or seven days a week, keep to a maximum of five
« Three weeks to goThe hard work is now behind you. You’ve finished the final long run and you should be easing back on the intensity of the mid-week runs. Rest truly replaces training as the most important element of your preparations, and race strategy takes on increasing impor...
« Two weeks to goDuring the last week of your taper, things can get ugly. Two weeks ago, you ran 20 miles in a single run, but now you shouldn’t even be totalling that distance in the whole week before the race. And as your mileage plummets, your worries can skyrocket. But take c...
performance anyway. What matters most is the bigger race coming up, when you'll be better rested after tapering.Just do it It's more important than ever during a high-mileage month that you don't skip scheduled runs. Here's how to nail them all: first, lay
have a run or race planned and feel a little tired, you use that as an excuse to skip it. Just right If you have a run or race scheduled, stick to your plan unless you have a legitimate reason to call it off. You’ll feel a whole lot better – and more
time goal. Most marathon-training schedules require running five or six days per week, with total mileage of 40 to 60 miles. Two of the most successful training wizards think that's too much for many runners. The marathon-training programme developed
Visit the official Runner's World page
Follow Runner's World on Twitter
Other Natmag-Rodale Sites
Run For Charity
About Runner's World
Runner's World is a publication of Hearst Magazines UK which is the trading name of The National Magazine Company Ltd, 72 Broadwick Street, London, W1F 9EP. Registered in England 112955. All rights reserved.
Website powered by: Immediate Media Company Limited. | © Runner's World 2002-2013 |