OUTSTANDING Marathon

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Download the 20-Week Outstanding Marathon as a PDF here. Preparing for a hilly race? Download the Hilly Race document for tips and specific workouts. Stepping up to a 50K? Download the 50K PDF to learn how to adapt the Marathon plan. Download the 4-Week Introduction to Heart Rate Training as a PDF here; you can begin this optional plan anywhere from one [...]

  Strava is a free GPS app for your smartphone that logs your runs; if you don't have it, you can download the app here. (You can also download your own GPS data to Strava: so many ways to see your miles!) Once you've completed a run, you can save it, name it, and your fellow Challengers can [...]

Not true in the Train Like a Mother Club. The Train Like a Mother Club for Heart Rate Marathon Plans Facebook page is open. Click here to request to join, and we'll let you in!

CONNECT TO TRAINING PEAKS We have set up the OUTSTANDING plan in Training Peaks, a site that will email you today and tomorrow's workout daily, as well as provide a place for you to download your data. You can create an account for free. (If you want more options for slicing and dicing your data, Training Peaks Premium [...]

We have consolidated many of the workout captions. You can grab them all in one PDF below; we recommend saving them on your phone or printing it out for easy access. SSSC Captions #1-9 BOSU Booty Captions #1-3 Resistance Loops Captions #1-3 Silly Toes: A Super Short, Comprehensive Warm-Up for Every Run (Download a PDF of [...]

In each podcast, Coach MK and Dimity discuss a lesson related to Heart Rate-Based Training; it's best if you listen week-by-week and tune into the week that corresponds to your week of training plans, but if you want to binge listen, we won't judge you. The Train Like a Mother Podcasts are (nearly) everywhere. You [...]

We will have a version of Greg McMillan's pace calculator on the site within a few weeks; for now, please reference the following as tools to help decode your paces. Greg McMillan's Calculator Runner's World Sampling of Pace Calculators Runworks Calculator (takes into account temperature and altitude)