12-week marathon training plan
Follow our failsafe marathon running plan for race day success!
H&F's top marathon-training tips:
- Remember to warm up and stretch after each session.
- At least twice a week, find the time for strength-building exercises. You can tag them on to the end of one of your run sessions. Test your fitness at the beginning, middle and towards the end of the programme.
- Only attempt this programme if you have a lot of running experience. Continue to cross-train, but, particularly during the latter stages, make sure it's something light such as swimming, cycling on the flat, walking or gentle yoga. Do a shorter event, such as a half-marathon, before your big day.
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