Who is this Plan for?
You certainly have finished a half marathon or two (or even tried a marathon)? Running a full Marathon in less than 3:45 can be an achievable goal. If you can run half marathon in less than 1:50, this plan can help you to prepare for your sub-3:45 marathon time goal in 24 weeks.
The plan has a two week intro period and starts with 3:15 hours of training on the first week. It includes a variety of workouts (strides, tempo, steady state, endurance, to name a few) arranged in four-week cycles, which will allow your body to adapt and prepare for a challenging race.
The plan is based on a percentage of your calculated Threshold Pace, however, workout descriptions also refer to RPE 1-10 (Rating of Perceived Exertion) scale, which will help you evaluate your ‘pace by feel’.
The plan is compatible with Garmin devices so you will have structured workouts delivered straight to your watch when using the AutoSync feature after connecting your TrainingPeaks and Garmin Connect accounts. However, please check your device compatibility in the Garmin/TrainingPeaks website.
Access to Coach
If you will have any questions for this plan, before or after purchasing it, please contact me by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll be happy to help you. And read the Welcome message before starting. It contains important information about your plan.