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Half Marathon Plan for Advanced Athletes
14 weeks



This half marathon training plan for advanced athletes is aimed at regular runners who want to complete the half marathon distance in their best possible time.

In order to complete the advanced half marathon training plan athletes should be capable of training 5 or 6 days each week.

Monday is always a light day. Tuesday builds speed endurance. Wednesday is a day of ‘active recovery’. Thursday develops race pace running. Friday is always a rest day. Saturday is a steady day whilst Sunday is to develop your strength and stamina.

Change the days to fit your lifestyle if preferred but always ensure a balanced running week




  Yelling Performance
Yelling Performance - Martin and Liz Yelling

The half marathon training plan for advanced athletes was written by Martin and Liz Yelling

Yelling Performance is a sports coaching consultancy established by Olympian and Commonwealth Games medallist, Liz Yelling and husband Martin Yelling.

Liz is a two time Olympic Marathon runner and Commonwealth Games medalist.  She was the first British finisher at the Athens Olympic Marathon and was the top European finisher in the 2008 World Cross Country Championships/ She has won the National cross country championships 4 times.

For more information about Yelling Performance - click here




Phil Wicks
"The ATW Half Marathon Training Plans are the ideal training aid to prepare you for the half marathon distance. The mixture of intervals, race pace runs and the important long easy runs will get you on the start line ready to achieve your goal"

Phil Wicks is one of the Country’s leading Distance Runners and in 2012 he was ranked No.1 over the Half Marathon distance. Phil Wicks has competed at the highest level whilst representing the GB Team over both the Road and Cross-Country.



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