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Bronze - Sub 3:00 Marathon

Bronze - Sub 3:00 Marathon

Courtney Kitchen's Marathon Training Plan - Sub 3:00 

The Sub 3:00 Marathon Training Plan is for you if:

  • You are looking to hit the 3:00 men, 18–34-year age group Boston Qualifying standard.

  • This is a good goal for you if you can run ~18:30 for a 5k or ~1:25 for a half marathon.

  • You consider yourself an advanced runner.

  • You have ~3+ years of experience running consistently & are already comfortable running 16-18+ mile long runs in training.

  • You are comfortable running 45-65 miles/week.

  • You have extensive experience with speed, interval, tempo, etc. workouts.

This Training Plan Includes:

  • 20-week plan to prepare you to break 3:00 in the marathon, including a base building phase, speed building phase, marathon specific phase & taper phase

  • Starts at ~36 miles/week & gradually increases to ~65 miles/week.

  • Detailed notes explaining how to execute runs properly & exact pace ranges for workouts.

  • 6 total runs/week

  • 1-2 speed/interval workouts/week or 1 speed/interval workout + 1 long run workout.

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