Take the stress out of the lead up to race day, we’ve got your training plan sorted!
Thanks to the efforts of Steve Moneghetti, 4-time Olympian and Australian running champion, this year your 12-week training plan leading up to the Medibank Melbourne Marathon is all planned out for you, tailored to your individual skill and ability levels.
The programs consist of numerous different session with varied distances, speeds and tempos:
- The Beginner Marathon Training Plan is designed for those still in the learning stage, train for the Medibank Melbourne Marathon with this beginner-level training plan.
- The Intermediate Marathon Training Plan is designed to work for runners at an intermediate level, confident in their abilities but still working towards greater race lengths and distances.
- The Half Marathon Training Plan is designed to work for both beginners and runners at an intermediate level who are training for the Half Marathon at the Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival.
Choose the plan to suit your fitness levels and goals:
ASICS TRAINING SERIES
In addition to these 12-week plans, ASICS has designed a 10-week program to prepare runners for the half and full marathon distances. Commencing from Sunday 6th August 2017, there will be two weekly training sessions on Wednesdays and Sundays with expert running coaches to help you prepare for your big day.
Each session will feature 4 different run groups, to cater to varying goals and fitness abilities. Click here to view the schedule outlining the distance and pace for each race group. These sessions are free for anyone to join, and there’s no need to RSVP to attend.
STEVE MONEGHETTI’S TRAINING TIPS
Need more tips on how to train? Aussie marathon legend Steve Moneghetti is here to explain the half and full marathon training plans he has put together for you – follow these to help you achieve your goal on Sunday 15 October.