my killer half marathon training plan

Hey all! Instead of doing a weekend recap, I thought I would just forge ahead, especially since my weekend involved boxes and drinking tea. Seriously. That’s all I did. Drank tea and (tried to) pack boxes. This move is really happening!

So instead of boring you with those details, I thought I would let you in on my new half marathon training plan that I just finished putting together last night. I have a really legit one to share with you based off of one I found online!

It’s definitely going to involve some commitment out of me, but as long as the hubby’s on board, then it should be doable. And it can be for you, too!

The breakdown: The days you do run will, like I said, involve commitment, but it’s good. It’s designed to make you run your best half! Plus, you do have up to three rest days a week!

Here’s the plan:

12 week half plan actual

(And here’s a link to the 12-week half plan PDF download.) (Sorry I couldn’t get the quality better – noted for the future!)

Or, if you like the layout, but want to switch up how some of the intervals, tempos, combos, etc. amounts are, here’s just the template for the training plan.

I’m due to start training this coming Sunday, and will definitely be updating you as I go along. I’d love to follow this training plan to a ‘T’ but let’s be honest, I’m sure life will get in the way, so I’m sure I’ll adjust accordingly.

I just can’t believe that I’m already gearing up for the Zooma Florida half. I definitely need the 12 weeks (vs. a 6 week plan) though because I’m so out of half running shape.

Let me know in the comments below what you think of this plan! And happy training to all my fellow half runners!

(And as a reminder, for those wanting to register for any of the Florida ZOOMA race distances, use the following code for 10% off: CHAR15.)


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