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Getting Started

Begin your running journey with those all-important first steps – our Get-Started Schedules will take you from nought to 30 minutes in just eight weeks, whatever your current level of fitness.


5K

5K (3.1 miles) is many things to many runners - it can be the perfect beginner's distance or a testing time trial. Whether you're a beginner aiming to get round or a regular runner, we've got schedules that'll see you to 5K in 6 - 12 weeks. Find a 5K schedule


10K

The UK's most popular race distance is something special – versatile, testing and the perfect training companion for more other running goals than any other distance. Whether you've got two weeks or two months until your race, we've got the schedule for you. Find a 10K schedule


Half-marathon

Looking for a tough, but satisfying endurance event? The half-marathon could be just the thing, and with ten-week, twelve-week and Garmin-ready plans, we've got a schedule for every runner. Find a half-marathon schedule


Marathon

Whether you're a first-timer or a marathon devotee, pick one of our huge range of 16-week schedules and you could soon be lining up ready to tackle the big one. Find a marathon schedule


SmartCoach

The Runner's World SmartCoach is a free, interactive tool that combines science, mathematics and 40 years' wisdom to bring you a proven, individualised training program. Just input some basic details, like a recent race time and how much time you're willing to train. SmartCoach schedules