Training Plans

Do you have a plan? If your training takes a little from this plan and a little from that without a clear path to goal fitness (or worse, has no consistent plan at all), you’re setting yourself up for failure. A good training plan takes into consideration the purpose and effect of each workout so that you progress toward meeting a particular goal.

The following links provide a number of FREE training plans for a variety of race distances and different ability levels. When choosing a plan, be sure to consider 1) your training readiness, 2) your optimal training load (including cross training), and 3) the specific demands of your goal race.

If you’re looking for an online coach or personalized plan, I recommend the following:

Or better yet, contact your local running club or running specialty store about group training options.