Philadelphia Marathon Training Plan 2016

Super excited about getting focused, working with a coach, and putting some real effort into seeing just how fast I can run a marathon.

Here are some notes for my training and preparing to train for the race.




  • Run a 3:40:00 Marathon
  • Qualify for Boston within a year. 3:20 marathon


Training to Include

  • Running
  • Outdoor Cycling
  • Trainer Cycling
  • Swimming
  • Strength Training
  • Stretching


Available Equipment

  • Garmin 920XT – gathers HR, cadence, GPS and all kinds of other data
  • Wahoo Kickr Trainer
  • Treadmill
  • Lap Pool
  • Garmin Connect Account
  • Training Peaks Account
  • Like training with Sufferfest Cycling Videos

Events along the Way


Available Time for training


Indoors 5 days a week 

Outdoors Tues and Thurs







Both mornings are open

Ideally Sunday is the long day

Need to be done by 12:00 on Sundays (back home by 1PM)


Training Weeks