RW's BUPA Great North Run Schedules - Beginners

Schedules to match the RW pace groups at the Great North Run


Posted: 6 August 2000

Here are the schedules for the pace groups for the Robin Hood Half-Marathon.
RUNNER’S WORLD will have pace groups of 1:30, 1:45, 2:00 and 2:15 at the race.
Refer to the pace charts for exact speeds.

BEGINNER'S THREE TIMES A WEEK SHEDULE
WEEK ONE WEEK TWO WEEK THREE WEEK FOUR WEEK FIVE WEEK SIX WEEK SEVEN
Jul 13 (Sat) REST Jul 20 (Sat) REST Jul 28 (Sat) REST Aug 4 (Sat) REST Aug 11 (Sat) REST Aug 18 (Sat) REST Aug 25 (Sat) REST
Jul 14 (Sun) 20 mins run/walk Jul 21 (Sun) Weekly target: 60 mins run/walk Jul 29 (Sun) Weekly target: Race (ideally 10K) Aug 5 (Sun) Weekly target: 70 mins run/walk at a faster pace Aug 12 (Sun) Weekly target: 90 mins run/walk Aug 19 (Sun) Weekly target: 90 mins run/walk at a faster pace Aug 26 (Sun) Weekly target: 1hr 40 mins run/walk
Jul 15 (Mon) REST Jul 22 (Mon) REST Jul 30 (Mon) REST Aug 6 (Mon) REST Aug 13 (Mon) REST Aug 20 (Mon) REST Aug 27 (Mon) REST
Jul 16 (Tue) 30 mins run/walk Jul 23 (Tue) 45 mins run/walk Jul 31 (Tue) 30 mins run/walk Aug 7 (Tue) 45 mins run/walk Aug 14 (Tue) 45 mins run/walk at a faster pace Aug 21 (Tue) 45 mins run/walk Aug 28 (Tue) 60 mins run/walk
Jul 17 (Wed) REST Jul 24 (Wed) REST Aug 1 (Wed) REST Aug 8 (Wed) REST Aug 15 (Wed) REST Aug 22 (Wed) REST Aug 29 (Wed) REST
Jul 18 (Thu) Weekly target: 45 mins run/walk Jul 25 (Thu) 45 mins run/walk at a faster pace Aug 2 (Thu) 60 mins run/walk Aug 9 (Thu) 60 mins run/walk Aug 16 (Thu) 60 mins run/walk Aug 23 (Thu) 60 mins run/walk at a faster pace Aug 30 (Thu) 30 mins run/walk at a faster pace
Jul 19 (Fri) REST Jul 26 (Fri) REST Aug 3 (Fri) REST Aug 10 (Fri) REST Aug 17 (Fri) REST Aug 24 (Fri) REST Aug 31 (Fri) REST
WEEK EIGHT WEEK NINE WEEK TEN WEEK ELEVEN WEEK TWELVE WEEK THIRTEEN
Sep 1 (Sat) REST Sep 8 (Sat) REST Sep 15 (Sat) REST Sep 22 (Sat) REST Sep 29 (Sat) REST Oct 5 (Sat) REST
Sep 2 (Sun) Weekly target: Race (ideally 10K or 10M) Sep 9 (Sun) Weekly target: 1hr 40 mins run/walk at a faster pace Sep 16 (Sun) Weekly target: 2hrs run/walk easy Sep 23 (Sun) Weekly target: 2hrs run/walk at a faster pace Sep 30 (Sun) Weekly target: 1hr 40 mins run/walk at a faster pace Oct 6 (Sun) The Race
Sep 3 (Mon) REST Sep 10 (Mon) REST Sep 17 (Mon) REST Sep 24 (Mon) REST Sep 31 (Mon) REST
Sep 4 (Tue) 30 mins run/walk Sep 11 (Tue) 60 mins run/walk Sep 18 (Tue) 45 mins run/walk at a faster pace Sep 25 (Tue) 60 mins run/walk Oct 1 (Tue) 30 mins run/walk at a faster pace
Sep 5 (Wed) REST Sep 12(Wed) REST Sep 19(Wed) REST Sep 26 (Wed) REST Oct 2 (Wed) REST
Sep 6 (Thu) 60 mins run/walk Sep 13 (Thu) 45 mins run/walk at a faster pace Sep 20 (Thu) 60 mins run/walk Sep 27 (Thu) 60 mins run/walk Oct 3 (Thu) 20 mins run/walk at a faster pace
Sep 7 (Fri) REST Sep 14 (Fri) REST Sep 21 (Fri) REST Sep 28 (Fri) REST Oct 4 (Fri) REST

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