This 16 week marathon training schedule for advanced level runners will help you PR faster. This 16-week marathon plan is built for results. Are you looking for a new way to train this year? The RDA 16 week marathon training program is the perfect fit. Additionally, all RDA plans are easily downloadable and instantly available upon purchase.
Our 12 week half marathon training plan is focused on helping athletes sustain pace longer. Race pace training is difficult but the body always adapts. What makes RunDreamAchieve training schedules different is we focus on the same methods the best runners use. You have to focus on training in a specific way to get a specific result.
The best runners in the world focus on making race pace feel easy. So, if you have a marathon goal of breaking the 4 hour marathon what pace do you need to train at? 9:09 per mile or faster. All RDA training schedules were designed by 2:19 marathoner and founder of RunDreamAchieve, Nathan Pennington. Nathan has endured all of the trials and setbacks any other runner has.
In addition, RDA plans will built to help runners bypass some of the common mistakes many runners make. We touch on nutrition, race pace training, motivation. Furthermore, the RunDreamAchieve Academy is another resource here where runners can go to get additional training.
Why Choose This 16 Week Marathon Training Schedule?
Easy to follow
Instantly accessible upon purchase
Scrollable week to week viewing
Built in day to day workouts taking the guesswork out of your daily routine.
Motivational tips throughout the week to keep you motivated and confident
Lastly, a 30-day money back guarantee
Remember, no plan will work unless you are coachable and willing to do the hard work.
If you want to train in a new way and run faster give RDA 16 week marathon training schedules a shot.
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Why A Strong 16 Week Marathon Training Schedule Matters
First, you wouldn't be on this site if you didn't care about self-development as an athlete. This 16 week marathon training schedule was built to help you leverage your capability. It isn't just about the amount of mileage you are putting in each week. What percentage of your weekly mileage are you running at or far below your goal marathon race pace?
If it is too low of a percentage this could be the very reason why you have not made significant drops in time in your marathon performances. That is going to change now. Secondly, this 16 week marathon training program is built to take the guesswork out of preparing for your next marathon. The workouts you will be doing helped me drop my half marathon best from 1:10:29 to 1:07:06 and marathon from 2:43:36 to 2:19:35.
Furthermore, 16 weeks is optimal time to achieve elite fitness in the marathon event. 4 months is adequate timing and my training blocks are always 16 weeks in length. I will never advise any athlete to go past 20 weeks as this can lead to staleness. You have to really plan out your training strategically the longer you span out your training and preparation with this event.
The key to marathon success is leverage. It is not about running high mileage. I have went as high as 142 miles a week and it didn't get me to 2:19:35. I broke the sub-2:20 marathon barrier off of 85 to 95 miles per week. The percentage of your weekly mileage spent at or far below goal marathon race pace that counts, not long slow miles.
Make sure to subscribe to the RunDreamAchieve YouTube Channel where I create videos for beginner to elite level athletes. If you want to take your marathoning to the next level check out the RunDreamAchieve Academy. This is a new resource here on the site. Our first course, the Sub 3 Hour Marathon Pro, was launched in December of 2018. Use promo code “MARATHON30” and get 30 percent off the price of the course. This course is for 4 hour marathoners seeking to run 3:59:59 or faster.
Check back regularly as new courses are created and launched.
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