Sub 4 Hour Marathon Training Schedule

Once you have a little experience then you might want to break the 4 hours barrier. This means running consistantly around the 9 minute mile mark. This programme will help you get there.

An outline and introduction to the kind of training required to complete a marathon in under 4 hours.

This is suitable for runners hoping to break 4 hours for the distance. Do not jump straight to this schedule if you have not done any running before. Extra training does not always mean extra results - sometimes the opposite.

Below is an example of the first four weeks of a Marathon Training Schedule for a runner who has already run a couple of marathons or half marathons.

Below is an example of the second four weeks of a Marathon Training Schedule for a runner who is aiming to beat 4 hours to complete a Marathon.

Below is an example of weeks 9 to 12 of a Marathon Training Schedule for a runner aiming to beat 4 hours for the marathon.

Below are the final two weeks of a Marathon Training Schedule for a runner aiming to beat 4 hours for the distance...nearly there!

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