More Training

More Training

There are many reasons to train outside of the marathon, half-marathon, and common short distances. For experienced runners, you may be looking ahead to Triathlons and Ultramarathons. Others may be interested in Base Training, Fitness Walking, or continuing to meet your training goals when rough weather strikes.

This “More Training” section is a collection of popular programs that do not fall neatly into any particular race distance on the site. Hal’s Beginning Runner’s Guide can also be found below.

More Training

  • Ultramarathon 50K

    Is 26 miles 385 yards too short for you? Would you like to move upwards in distance and become an ultramarathoner? A runner of...

  • Cross Country

    Many runners who participate in cross country meets are members of a high school or college team and follow the training programs of their...

  • Triathlon 1

    This program is designed for runners (and other athletes) who want to use a variety of sports and exercises to get fit and stay...

  • Triathlon 2

    Want to do a triathlon (combining a swim and a bike ride with a run)? This training program will get you ready for a...

  • Triathlon Supreme

    This Triathlon Supreme Training Program is simply the 8-week Triathlon 1 and Triathlon 2 Training Programs connected in a 16-week version.

  • Winter

    Winter is coming. Cold temperatures. Snow drifts. Even worse: freezing rain and hail. This Winter Training Program will help you survive those cold months...

  • Fitness Walking

    Many running races also have walking races attached—or “fitness walkers” sometimes line up in the back row and go at their own pace, fast...

  • Beginning Runner’s Guide – 30/30 Plan

    Many people ask questions about beginning to run on my online forums. They want to know how to start running. They want a training...