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Sub 5 Hour Marathon Plan
14 weeks



This sub 5 hour marathon training plan is aimed at people with some recent sports background.

In order to complete the sub 5 hour marathon training plan athletes should be capable of training 4 days a week.




Mike Gratton

The sub 5 hour marathon training plan was written by Mike Gratton

Mike Gratton won the London Marathon in his fastest ever time of 2:09:43 in 1983. This time puts Mike 13th on the all time UK marathon list (as at 2013). Mike also gained a bronze medal in the 1982 Commonwealth Games Marathon in a time of 2:12:06.

Mike now runs the company 209 Events




Phil Wicks
"The ATW Marathon Training Plans are the ideal training aid to prepare you for the 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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