My First Marathon

Sunrise running woman - My first marathon

Believe it or not, running is actually a great way to increase your overall level of health.

Here’s a simple training schedule from “BHARATPLAZA” for first time marathon runners:

Week Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
1 Rest 3 miles CT 3 miles Rest 4 miles 3 miles EZ
2 Rest 3 miles Rest 3 miles CT or Rest 5 miles 3 miles EZ
3 Rest 3 miles CT 4 miles CT or Rest 6 miles 3 miles EZ
4 Rest 3 miles Rest 4 miles CT or Rest 4 miles 3 miles EZ
5 Rest 4 miles CT 4 miles CT or Rest 6 miles 3 miles EZ
6 Rest 4 miles CT 4 miles CT or Rest 8 miles 3 miles EZ
7 Rest 4 miles CT 4 miles CT or Rest 10 miles 3 miles EZ
8 Rest 4 miles CT 4 miles CT or Rest 8 miles 3 miles EZ
9 Rest 4 miles CT 4 miles CT or Rest 12 miles Rest
10 4 miles EZ 4 miles Rest 4 miles CT or Rest 10 miles 3 miles EZ
11 Rest 4 miles CT 4 miles CT or Rest 14 miles 3 miles EZ
12 Rest 5 miles CT 5 miles CT or Rest 10 miles 3 miles EZ
13 Rest 4 miles CT 5 miles CT or Rest 16 miles 3 miles EZ
14 Rest 4 miles CT 5 miles CT or Rest 12 miles 3 miles EZ
15 Rest 4 miles CT 5 miles CT or Rest 18 miles Rest
16 3 miles EZ 5 miles Rest 6 miles CT or Rest 12 miles 3 miles EZ
17 Rest 4 miles CT 6 miles CT or Rest 20 miles 3 miles EZ
18 Rest 4 miles CT 4 miles CT or Rest 12 miles 3 miles EZ
19 Rest 3 miles 20 minutes 3 miles CT or Rest 8 miles 3 miles EZ
20 Rest 2 miles 20 minutes Rest Day 20 minutes Race Day! Rest Day!

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CT – Cross-Training – swimming, cycling, elliptical trainer – 30-45 minutes

EZ – Active recovery – a slow, comfortable pace that loosens your muscles.

That’s all you need to know about training for your first marathon. We’ll have more tips for you with regards to marathon running, so watch out for those. Until then, happy running!

 

 

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