Tag: marathon training

TRAINING PLANS OF ELITE MARATHON RUNNERS (2/2): TRAINING VOLUMES, INTENSITY ZONES AND TAPERING

London Marathon 2018 In our previous post we focused on periodization and training methods followed by some of the most well-known elite long-distance runners. In this second post we will… Read more »

TRAINING PLANS OF ELITE MARATHON RUNNERS (1/2): PERIODIZATION AND RUNNING METHODS

Kipchoge and Kosgei, winners of the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Marathon Most top-level long-distance runners must endure a period of training of 8–10 years prior to reaching a competitive international standard…. Read more »