Marathon Novice Plan

This 16-week plan gradually builds to 25 miles (40 km)/week with 3 runs/week. It includes easy runs, long runs, and tempo/threshold runs.

The long run starts at 6 miles (10 km) and peaks at 15 miles (24 km) in week 12.

This plan is designed for relative beginners who can run 50min at an easy pace without stopping. It prepares for a solid marathon race performance and is a stepping stone towards becoming an intermediate level runner.

You're not alone. I'm only an email away for questions that may arise during the course of this training plan. Simply drop me a message here and I'll answer within 24h: sandro@run4speed.com

MAR Novice | Miles

$39

16-week training plan in miles
3 runs/week | 25 miles/week
✔ 16 pages with coach notes
✔ Custom heart rate zones
✔ Custom workout paces
✔ Coach support (email)
Instant download

Mar Novice | KM

$39

16-week training plan in km
3 runs/week | 40 km/week
✔ 16 pages with coach notes
✔ Custom heart rate zones
✔ Custom workout paces
✔ Coach support (email)
Instant download
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