50 Mile Guide Marin

50M Training Plan with Marin Route Guide

This 18 week schedule is suited for runners currently averaging 15 to 20 miles per week. Finding a running group to train with and/or a coaching is recommended to refine your personal needs.

WEEK 1

Base Build

Monday

Easy Run - 4 Miles

Tuesday

Strength Train: 30 Minutes

Wednesday

Easy Run 5 Miles

Thursday

Strength 30 Minutes / XT 30Minutes

Friday

Rest Day

Saturday

7M+

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Sunday

30 Minute XT or Rest

WEEK 2

Base Build

Monday

Easy Run - 5 Miles

Tuesday

Strength: 30 Minutes

Wednesday

Easy Run 6 Miles

Thursday

Strength 30 Minutes / XT 30Minutes

Friday

Rest

Saturday

8+ Mile

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Sunday

30 Minute XT or Rest

WEEK 3

Base Build

Monday

Easy Run - 6 Miles

Tuesday

Strength Train: 30 Minutes

Wednesday

Easy Run 7 Miles

Thursday

Strength 30 Minutes / XT 30Minutes

Friday

Rest Day

Saturday

10M+

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Sunday

30 Minute XT or Rest

WEEK 4

Base Build

Monday

Easy Run 6 Miles

Tuesday

Strength Train: 60 Minutes

Wednesday

Easy Run 6 Miles

Thursday

Strength Train / XT 30 Minutes

Sunday

45 Minute XT or Rest

WEEK 5

Build Up

Monday

Easy Run 5 Miles

Tuesday

Strength Train: 45 Min / XT or Easy Run 30 Min

Wednesday

Tempo Run 5 Miles with hills (@ 80%)

Thursday

Strength Train: 45 Min / XT or Easy Run 30 Min

Sunday

Back-to-Back 3+ Mile

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WEEK 6

Build Up

Monday

Easy Run 5 Miles

Tuesday

Strength Train: 45 Min / XT or Easy Run 30 Min

Wednesday

Tempo Run 5 Miles with hills (@ 80%) plus 2x 1 Minute Hill Repeats

Thursday

Strength Train: 45 Min / XT or Easy Run 30 Min

Friday

Rest up for big run

Sunday

Back-to-Back 4+ Mile

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WEEK 7

Build Up

Monday

Easy Run 5 Miles

Tuesday

Strength Train: 45 Min / XT or Easy Run 30 Min

Wednesday

Tempo Run 5 Miles with hills (@ 80%) plus 3x 1 Minute Hill Repeats

Thursday

Strength Train: 45 Min / XT or Easy Run 30 Min

Sunday

Back-to-Back 6+ Mile

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WEEK 8

Build Up

Monday

Easy Run 5 Miles

Tuesday

Strength Train: 45 Min / XT or Easy Run 30 Min

Wednesday

Tempo Run 5 Miles with hills (@ 80%) plus 4x 1 Minute Hill Repeats

Thursday

Strength Train: 45 Min / XT or Easy Run 30 Min

Friday

Rest up for big run

Sunday

Back-to-Back 7+ Mile

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WEEK 9

Build Up

Monday

Easy Run 5 Miles

Tuesday

Strength Train: 45 Min / XT or Easy Run 30 Min

Wednesday

Tempo Run 5 Miles with hills (@ 80%)

Thursday

Strength Train: 45 Min / XT or Easy Run 30 Min

Sunday

Back-to-Back 8+ Mile

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WEEK 10

Build Up

Monday

Easy Run 5 Miles

Tuesday

Strength Train: 45 Min / XT or Easy Run 30 Min

Wednesday

Tempo Run 5 Miles with hills (@ 80%) plus 4x 1 Minute Hill Repeats

Thursday

Strength Train: 45 Min / XT or Easy Run 30 Min

Friday

Rest up for big run

Sunday

Back-to-Back 8+ Mile

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WEEK 11

Build Up

Monday

Easy Run 5 Miles

Tuesday

Strength Train: 45 Min / XT or Easy Run 30 Min

Wednesday

Tempo Run 5 Miles with hills (@ 80%) Plus 4X 1 Minute Hill Repeats

Thursday

Strength Train: 45 Min / XT or Easy Run 30 Min

Sunday

Back-to-Back 8+ Mile

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WEEK 12

Build Up

Monday

Easy Run 5 Miles

Tuesday

Strength Train: 45 Min / XT or Easy Run 30 Min

Wednesday

Easy Run 4 Miles

Thursday

Strength Train: 45 Min / XT or Easy Run 30 Min

Sunday

Back-to-Back 3+ Mile

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WEEK 13

Build Up

Monday

Easy Run 5 Miles

Tuesday

Strength Train: 45 Min / XT or Easy Run 30 Min

Wednesday

Tempo Run 5 Miles with hills (@ 80%) Plus 6X 1 Minute Hill Repeats

Thursday

Strength Train: 45 Min / XT or Easy Run 30 Min

Sunday

Back-to-Back 8+ Mile

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WEEK 14

Build Up

Monday

Easy Run 5 Miles

Tuesday

Strength Train: 45 Min / XT or Easy Run 30 Min

Wednesday

Tempo Run 5 Miles with hills (@ 80%) Plus 6X 1 Minute Hill Repeats

Thursday

Strength Train: 45 Min / XT or Easy Run 30 Min

Sunday

Back-to-Back 12+ Mile

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Tuesday

Strength Train: 30 Min / XT or Easy Run 20 Min

Wednesday

Tempo Run 6-7 Miles with hills (@ 80%)

Thursday

Strength Train: 30 Min / XT or Easy Run 20 Min

Sunday

XT 30 Minutes or Hike

Tuesday

Strength Train: 30 Min / XT or Easy Run 20 Min

Wednesday

Tempo Run 6-7 Miles with hills (@ 80%)

Thursday

Strength Train: 30 Min / XT or Easy Run 20 Min

Sunday

XT 30 Minutes or Hike

Tuesday

Strength Train: 30 Min / XT or Easy Run 20 Min

Wednesday

Easy Run: 3 - 4 Miles

Thursday

Rest or 2 -3 Mile Easy Run

Sunday

XT 30 Minutes or Hike

Tuesday

Strength Train: 30 Min / XT or Easy Run 20 Min

Wednesday

Easy Run: 3 - 4 Miles

Thursday

Rest or 2 -3 Mile Easy Run