2014 CALGARY MARATHON TRAINING

2014 Calgary Marathon Training.

Welcome to my marathon training page! I have created a personal 16-week plan to train for the Calgary Marathon. This was my first time running a marathon! For more information on previous races I have done, check out my Races. Here, I will link up all of my marathon training posts and keep you updated on how awesome and/or awful marathon training is.

Race Date: June 1, 2014.

February 10, 2014 – Welcome to Marathon Training.

Training Paces – How I found mine. 

Week 1: 30.0 miles.

February 16, 2014 – Week 1 Training Recap.

Week 2: 35.1 miles.

February 19, 2014 – Mile Repeats – My fastest mile ever.

February 23, 2014 – Hypothermic Half Marathon Recap and Week 2 Training Recap.

Week 3: 34.1 miles.

March 2, 2014 – Week 3 Training Recap.

Week 4: 39.16 miles.

March 5, 2014 – 400 m Interval Repeats. 

March 9, 2014 – Week 4 Training Recap.

Week 5: 40.8 miles.

March 12, 2014 – Pyramid Speed Workout.

March 16, 2014 – Week 5 Training Recap.

Week 6: 45.1 miles.

March 23, 2014 – Week 6 Training Recap.

Week 7: 50.01 miles.

March 30, 2014 – Week 7 Training Recap.

Week 8: 20.0 miles.

April 3, 2014 – That time I injured my foot.

April 6, 2014 – Week 8 Training Recap.

Week 9: ZERO miles.

April 13, 2014 – Week 9 Training Recap (the week that wasn’t).

Week 10: ZERO miles. 

April 15, 2014 – Injury recovery – massage and physio.

April 20, 2014 – Week 10 Training Recap (the second week that wasn’t).


Week 11: 2.5 miles. 

April 27, 2014 – Week 11 Training Recap.

Week 12: 30.27 miles.

May 2, 2014 – Garmin 220: New training watch!

May 4, 2014 – Week 12 Training Recap and RunWild Race Recap.

Week 13: 50.58 miles.

May 11, 2014 – Week 13 Training Recap.

Week 14: 47.64 miles.

May 16, 2014 – Post-Run Routine at the gym.

May 18, 2014 – Week 14 Training Recap: Taper time.

Week 15: 37.92 miles.

May 19, 2014 – Tapering Goals.

May 25, 2014 – Week 15 Training Recap.

Week 16: 41.73 miles.

May 29, 2014 – How NOT to train for a marathon.

June 1, 2014 – Race recap!

Total training miles: 504.91 miles. 

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