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Bespoke training plan for racing half marathon

This training plan is created specifically to help you run or race your first half marathon improve your time.

Can one schedule work for both the new racer and the improver?

As mentioned in the details of our 5k program, one schedule to suit everyone will not be ideal for anyone. That's why, before we start, we need to find out much more about you and your running. Once you have completed and returned your questionnaire, we'll get to work on creating a unique plan just for you.

How does your half marathon plan differ from any of the
other distance plans you offer?

Well, for a start, all our bespoke plans are different, because you are different. The half marathon makes very large demands of your durability as a runner. Most runners who run well over 10k will be able to complete a half marathon. But, without specific training, the second half of the race — and especially towards the end — can become very uncomfortable.

When creating your training plan, we'll look at you, both as a runner and a person. Your plan will look very different if you've just completed a marathon compared to if you've just run a personal best over 5k.

Our schedules come in three durations: 8, 16 or 24 weeks.
For some, 8-weeks will be enough, especially for the shorter race-based goals; half marathons and certainly full marathons deserve longer. But the duration you choose really depends on who you are, and how long you want your schedule to last.

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