Training Tips for Beginners and Advanced Runners

Jim answers your questions about race training.
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The Upper Valley Running Club is organizing a series of Saturday training runs on the CBHM course leading up the race day. Watch the UVRC Meetup site for upcoming details.

https://www.meetup.com/Upper-Valley-Running-Club/

 

18-Week Training Plan for a Sunday race from halfmarathons.net

Week

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

Sun

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3 miles

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3 miles

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3 miles

3 miles

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4 miles

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4 miles

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3 miles

5 miles

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4 miles

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4 miles

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3 miles

5 miles

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5 miles

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5 miles

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2-3 miles

6 miles

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5 miles

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5 miles

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2-3 miles

6 miles

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6 miles

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4 miles

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2-3 miles

7 miles

8

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6 miles

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4 miles

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2-3 miles

7 miles

9

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5-6 miles

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4-5 miles

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2-3 miles

8 miles

10

off

5-6 miles

off

4-5 miles

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2-3 miles

8 miles

11

off

6 miles

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5 miles

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2 miles

9 miles

12

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6 miles

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5 miles

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2 miles

9 miles

13

off

5-6 miles

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4-5 miles

off

2 miles

10 miles

14

off

5-6 miles

off

4-5 miles

off

2 miles

10 miles

15

off

5-6 miles

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4-5 miles

off

3 miles

11 miles

16

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5-6 miles

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4-5 miles

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2 miles

12 miles

17

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5-6 miles

off

4-5 miles

off

3 miles

6 miles

18

off

4-5 miles

off

4-5 miles

off

2 miles

13.1 miles!

Training for a Half Marathon

From Runner’s World
Beginner Half Marathon Training Tips to Set You Up for Success on Race Day.

Thinking about your first 13.1? Follow this expert-backed advice to ensure a successful race.

How Should I Train for My First Half Marathon?

The key to successful half marathon training is consistently putting in enough weekly mileage to get your body accustomed to running for long periods of time. Newer runners may start with logging 10 to 15 miles per week total and gradually building to a peak week of 25 to 30 miles. More experienced runners may start at 25 or more miles per week and peak at 40 or more miles.

Read More: https://www.runnersworld.com/training/a20843627/half-marathon-training-for-beginners/