Marathon, Advanced Level
PDF Plan + Log
[12 Weeks]


**Updated for the 2017 season!**
Perfect for the Advanced Runner looking for a breakthrough or Personal Best Marathon — you have experience! — this 12-week plan will get you 100% ready for race day. You will build your mileage up while balancing weekly interval and tempo runs. Every workout has a quality main set — even the long runs. By the time you reach race day you’ll have all of the work required to be ready to finish!


No more vague workouts. Say goodbye to plans built simply around mileage. Eliminate junk miles. Take control of your Marathon training!

Patrick has been coaching marathon runners for over a decade. You will not find a more detailed, realistic Marathon training plan. Get ready for your first, prepare to set a new personal best, or aim for Boston!

arrow There are three distinct marathon training plans available, so be sure to scan all of your options: Couch-To-Marathon, Master Marathon (24 weeks) and Marathon Race Preparation plans.

arrow These are the 2nd edition of our classic marathon plans, built for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced runners. Interval sets and run distances are adjusted to allow for different ability levels.

arrow Every plan includes Pace and Heart Rate intensity guidance, additional race execution and pacing resources, and online coach support through Facebook and Twitter.