Sometimes you need help to structure your training. You’re stuck, and don’t know how to proceed. Perhaps you just want some new input on how you should design your training week.
Although I’m partial to bespoke training plans, these are great examples where premade plans make sense. And that’s why I’ve decided to compile a collection of free training plans for runners.
Why Use Training Plans From Run161?
Over the past few years, I’ve constructed a vast amount of training plans. I’ve studied the principles of training — such as the foundations of running intensity management. And through applying these principles to my own training, and when working with other runners, I’ve learned what works. And when it works.
Through combining theory and practice, I’ve developed my own approach to running training. And the progress of runners I have worked with validates this approach.
The core tenets of my running training philosophy are:
I apply these universal principles at all times when planning training. When making plans for others, as well as myself. You will find that my free training plans are founded in the same principles.
Beginners Go First
The plans I am sharing with you today are targeted at beginner runners. These plans are designed for those who are just getting started with, or coming back to running. If you’re looking to get ready for your first 5k or 10k, these plans will get you there.
I cannot overstate my confidence in these plans. The proof is in the pudding. Runners have gone from not being able to run more than a few minutes, to a sub 30 minute 5k. And from there to a sub 60 minute 10k.
You can do it, too!
The plans are simple, so as to not get in your way. The last thing you want when starting out, is a complicated training plan that is difficult to get through.
Instead, the number one priority is to make running a habit. And that is exactly what I’ve designed these plans to help you do.
Want To Stay Updated on New Plans?
The coming weeks and months, I will publish numerous additional plans. These will span the range of beginner runners to those who are looking to take it to the next level.
Looking for a way to finally break sub 3 hours in the marathon?
Maybe you want to break 40 for the 10k?
Or 1:45 for the half marathon?
I’ve got you covered, and you’ll soon find a plan to suit your needs.
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