Sub 4 Hour Marathon Pace, Essential Guide + Training Plan

In this guide, I’m going to break down everything you need to know to break the sub 4 hour marathon pace mark in your next race, and include our free training plan. After running several of them myself and coaching many others through the process, I learned the right pacing strategies and training methodologies to … Read more

Run A Sub 4:30 Marathon: Expert Coaching Tips To Reach Your Goal

A 4:30-hour marathon is a reasonable but exciting finish time for many recreational runners. To run a 4:30 marathon time means you need to hold an average race pace of just under 10:18 minutes per mile or 6:24 minutes per kilometer for the duration of the race. In this sub 4:30 marathon guide, we will … Read more

The 3 Day A Week Marathon Training Guide + Complete Training Plan

When most people envision marathon training or even half-marathon training, they imagine high-mileage weeks that involve running nearly every day, cross-training sessions, and strength training workouts. While training for a marathon does require some long runs, and running a lot can potentially improve your performance, it’s also possible to finish a marathon by running only … Read more

8 Week Marathon Training Plan + Guide For Last Minute Racers

A marathon is a major physical feat, so it’s no surprise that training for one takes a long time. In fact, most running coaches do not advise beginners to start training for a marathon until they have at least a year of consistent running experience under their belt. Furthermore, even once you have passed the … Read more

How To Train For a Marathon in 6 Months (+ Training Plan)

Training for a full marathon is a huge undertaking, and generally, the longer you have to prepare and train, the better.   If you are looking to train for a marathon in 6 months, you’ve come to the right place. With a six-month marathon training plan, you have a sufficient amount of time to gradually build up … Read more

From Half Marathon To Marathon, Our Complete Training Guide

For new runners, the notion of following a half marathon training plan and eventually running 13.1 miles can seem like a very lofty goal, but with consistency and a gradual build-up in weekly mileage, most runners can successfully cross the half marathon finish line. Although finishing a half marathon as your longest distance run or … Read more

The Ultimate Marathon Training Plan For Beginners

Whether you are training for your first or fiftieth marathon, trying to break five hours, or trying to qualify for the Boston Marathon, you need a great marathon training plan. Even though it is important to follow a training plan no matter what running level you are at, if you are a first-time marathon runner … Read more

18 Week Intermediate Marathon Training Plan + Guide

Whether you are training for your first marathon or fiftieth marathon, trying to break five hours or qualify for the Boston Marathon, or simply want to run as many miles per week as possible, you need a great marathon training plan. We have created this 18-week marathon training plan for intermediate runners who would like … Read more

How To Train For A Marathon In 3 Months (+ Training Plan)

In this post, I’m going to outline a training method for getting marathon ready in 3 months – and share my 3 month marathon training plan. When runners ask “How long does it take to train for a marathon?”, generally the minimum I’d recommend – depending on the runner’s background – is 12 weeks, or 3 … Read more

Couch To Marathon – The Ultimate Training Guide (+ Training Plan)

Going from ‘couch to marathon‘ is an epic undertaking – and a huge adventure! In this post, I will walk through our proven ‘couch to marathon‘ method, outline the main training principles to follow, and share training plans for each phase! We’ll look at: (just looking for the training plan?  Scroll to the bottom to … Read more