In need of a Marathon Training program?

In need of a Marathon Training program?

Post by T-Ba » Thu, 11 Apr 1996 04:00:00


Hello Gang,
   I have been searching far and wide for a training
program to be able to finish a marathon!!! IF ANYONE
can help it would be greatly appreciated!!!

   I will reasearch it if someone could tell me where
to look! Thanks again!!!!
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In need of a Marathon Training program?

Post by thinnm.. » Sat, 13 Apr 1996 04:00:00

Quote:

>Hello Gang,
>   I have been searching far and wide for a training
>program to be able to finish a marathon!!! IF ANYONE
>can help it would be greatly appreciated!!!

>   I will reasearch it if someone could tell me where
>to look! Thanks again!!!!
>--
>_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/
>          Todd Bagdonas   A.K.A. T-BAG
>          Product Engineering Designer

>     Ford Motor Company   ACD Audio Systems
>     PROFS: TBAGDONA       IBMMAIL: USFMDK3
> Opinions are my own!!Get it? Got it? Good!!
>_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/

There is a downloadable marathon training program at the Team Oregon
Web Page.  You can link there from my home page.

~Gene
http://users.aol.com/thinnmann/tman.htm

 
 
 

In need of a Marathon Training program?

Post by Rawson » Wed, 17 Apr 1996 04:00:00

Galloway's Book on Running is what I started with, but I've come to
believe his milage is too low for getting much speed.  He has a plan "To
Finish" and then other plans for faster distances.  Basically the idea is
to start where you are for your longest run of the week, say 6 miles now,
and add a mile a week to that.   Run about 4 miles a day 4-5 times a week
in addition to that.  For me, the 4 miles was even a stretch!  I started
with walking and running 4 miles, did a 5 miler, 2 weeks later a 10k, and
after that every Sunday I added a mile to the long run up to about 13.
Then I added 2 miles every other week.  So Sundays only, it went like 4,
5, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 12, 15, 13, 17, 14, 19, 14, 21, 14, 24,
12, 8, Marathon!  (I ran or did aerobics 4-5 days a week for about 50
minutes adn I did a little speed work late in that program.)  That was
about a 5 month program and I ran my first marathon in 4:54 in Minneapolis
last fall.  That's from complete couch potatohood last February, walking
for a couple of months, and then that program.  Seeing it all laid out in
Galloway helped me see that I could *finish* a marathon.  I went on to run
2 more (Houston and Ft. Worth), improving each time.  So good luck to you!

--Karen

 
 
 

In need of a Marathon Training program?

Post by Kerry Kenne » Thu, 18 Apr 1996 04:00:00

"T-bag":

I've applied modified Jeff "Galloway's Book on Running" to 7 marathons
of 5hrs, 4hrs, 3hrs:30min, 3hrs:20, 3hrs:10min and now 3hrs:00mins
(which I plan to run May 12).  I completed the 100th Boston marathon 2
days ago in 3:09 (April 15, 1996) (course congestion and headwinds
prevented a faster time for me) .  I met with Jeff this Feb '96 in
Ottawa and thanked him for the advice in his book which I applied with
intensity adjustments.  His book is very thorough as a generic guide
to running a marathon.  He indicated that he wouldn't changed anything
in the book (circa 1984).  [To order call  (404) 255-1033 ext 12 or
write to JFG, Ltd, PO BOX 76843, ATLANTA, GA 30358].
My adjustments which I apply in the 16 weeks leading up to a marathon:
1.  Speed (Mondays): Galloway applies speed after hills while I do
them concurrently.   I apply the one mile repeats every week  starting
at 2 and working up to 12 (with 1 minute rest between each) adding one
per week whereas he applies them every second week and increases by
two.  I agree with his rate which is approximately halfway between 10k
and marathon race pace which incidentally is near the anaerobic
threshold.
2.  Tempo (Wednesdays):  I've added Tempo runs.  I run an 8 to 11 mile
tempo at marathon race pace during a bi-weekly 14 mile run which I
alternate with my distance run.
3.  Distance(Wednesdays): No change.   Applied every second week
starting at 16 miles and working up to 26 miles (which I apply twice).
4.  Hills(Saturdays/Fridays): Changed from his Wk 1 to Wk 3.  I apply
hills from week 1 to week 6,  every week starting at 4 reps and
working up to 12 reps on the treadmill at 5k pace for 30 seconds each
at 10 degree elevation.  I again do hills during weeks 11 to 14 on
Fridays which are 10 repeats of 500m hill near marathon pace both up
and down the hills.
5.  Balance:  The other days of the week are similar to Galloway's
which for a 3hr marathon leave only a handful of days off during 16
weeks.

Regards, Kerry (back from  Boston)
=========================================================

Quote:

>Galloway's Book on Running is what I started with, but I've come to
>believe his milage is too low for getting much speed.  He has a plan "To
>Finish" and then other plans for faster distances.  Basically the idea is
>to start where you are for your longest run of the week, say 6 miles now,
>and add a mile a week to that.   Run about 4 miles a day 4-5 times a week
>in addition to that.  For me, the 4 miles was even a stretch!  I started
>with walking and running 4 miles, did a 5 miler, 2 weeks later a 10k, and
>after that every Sunday I added a mile to the long run up to about 13.
>Then I added 2 miles every other week.  So Sundays only, it went like 4,
>5, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 12, 15, 13, 17, 14, 19, 14, 21, 14, 24,
>12, 8, Marathon!  (I ran or did aerobics 4-5 days a week for about 50
>minutes adn I did a little speed work late in that program.)  That was
>about a 5 month program and I ran my first marathon in 4:54 in Minneapolis
>last fall.  That's from complete couch potatohood last February, walking
>for a couple of months, and then that program.  Seeing it all laid out in
>Galloway helped me see that I could *finish* a marathon.  I went on to run
>2 more (Houston and Ft. Worth), improving each time.  So good luck to you!
>--Karen