Half Marathon Advanced Training Plan
This 12-week half marathon advanced training plan averages 45 miles (72 km)/week with 4 – 6 runs/week (2 of which are optional). It includes easy runs, long runs, threshold runs, VO2max intervals, and repetitions.
The long run starts at 9 miles (14 km) and peaks at 15 miles (24 km) in week 9.
4SPEED™ funnel periodization – designed to enhance your general endurance, lactate threshold, VO2max, and neuromuscular power specific to the demands of the half marathon.
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1. Foundation - This is the base + speed phase which is characterized by extreme polarization.
2. Pre-Competition - This is the fitness phase with a focus on VO2max and lactate threshold.
3. Race-Specific - This is the sharpening phase where your race-fitness is brought to a peak.