The Ideal RACING CALENDAR! 🗓is so important to reaching your potential in the sport of running. We have to make sure we have a plan to reach our goals. Overtraining and over racing is very common
Depending on what you are training for, we have different recommendations.
How to structure YOUR racing schedule
👇If you’re running a 🍁FALL🍁 marathon👇
⭐️JAN/FEB/MAR: 5k/10k Training
⭐️APR & MAY: 5k/10k RACE & Half Marathon Training
⭐️JUN: Half Marathon RACE → Get a gauge for your fitness going into marathon training!
⭐️JUL & AUG: Marathon Training
⭐️SEPT: Marathon Training & Half Marathon RACE → Get a gauge for what your goal time for the marathon should be based on half marathon race 4-6 weeks prior!
⭐️NOV & DEC: Recovery/Off-Season!
👇If you’re running a 🌿SPRING🌿marathon👇
⭐️JAN & FEB: Marathon Training
⭐️MAR: Marathon Training/Half Marathon RACE → Get a gauge for your fitness going into marathon training!
⭐️MAY & JUN: Recovery/Off-Season!
⭐️JUL & AUG: 5k/10k Training
⭐️SEPT & OCT: 5k/10k RACE & Half Marathon Training
⭐️NOV: Half Marathon RACE → Get a gauge for your fitness going into marathon training!
⭐️DEC: Marathon Training
What this racing schedule can do for YOU
- Give you much needed time off from the marathon grind
- Allow you to have adequate recovery/off-season time to avoid burnout and injury
- Get you FASTER overall with specific 5k/10k training
- Allow you to race half marathons to gauge your fitness going into a marathon cycle and before a marathon