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GUIDE: Get marathon ready in 16 weeks

Post by Craig Hill / The News Tribune on Feb. 5, 2012 at 8:56 am |
February 5, 2012 8:56 am

So my fitness column this morning was about cold weather running. Of course, today is gorgeous but the cold is sure to return.

If you are a recreational runner logging 15 or miles per week, you can be ready for for a marathon in as little as 16 weeks, according to Tacoma City Marathon organizer Paul Morrison.

Morrison offers a 16-week training guide that he gives to runners at Fleet Feet Sports in Bonney Lake.

While this won’t get you ready quite in time for this year’s Tacoma City Marathon, there are many other marathons in the late summer and the popular Portland Marathon in October and Seattle Marathon in November.

Here’s the guide: 16-week Marathon Training Guide

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