The 13.1-mile (21.1-kilometer) race is a great challenge that can take from eight to 14 weeks of dedicated exercise to prepare for. How much training for a half marathon?
So you have decided to run your first half marathon. If you are not a regular exerciser, the idea of getting off the couch for a half marathon and crossing the finish line may sound overwhelming.
Learn more about what kind of training you as a beginner can complete when you train for a half marathon and get a 12-week training program with a progressive increase in the amount of exercise.
Prepare for your marathon in one year. Learn how to plan and train for a marathon in four phases, where you train speed and endurance for your best marathon ever.
Try this twelve weeks half marathon training schedule for beginners. The plan can easily be adapted to all fitness levels.