Several popular half marathon events, including the Nike Women’s Half Marathon Manila 2016 is coming soon to Manila.
If you’re going to run a half marathon, or any distance, you really should be running to prepare for it. Do not go out for a race just because a you are pressured by your friends to join.
Here a half marathon training plans for women (of course, also applicable to men), you can choose from depending on your level.
According to this program, if you can run three miles (4 kilometers), you can train for 13.1 (21K). Every other week, the training plan asks for increase in your long run by 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometers) until you’re run/walking 13 to 14 miles (20-21 KM)
The “Walk-Run” Half Marathon Program is for walkers who want to level up to a little runningor improving finish times. It also works well for first-time half marathoners who are new to running and want to safely progress to participating in the half marathon.
The “Run-Walk” Plan is best for those who are new to running and runs for at least 30 minutes comfortably 3-4 times per week for at least six months.
This training plan is for those who can run for 3x a week, with run-walk intervals. It includes strength training and stretching, cross training/ circuit class /swim / or bike.
This plan includes 3x a week running and cross training in betweens. The plan has time trials, tempo runs, intervals and rest/recovery run.
The very important tip when we do our training or race, is to figure out when and if to push ourselves — to decide, whether or not to listen to what your body is telling you rather than your workout plan.
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