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Is 3 months enough to train for a marathon?
Thereof, can you train for a marathon in 3 months?
You can train to run a marathon in twomonths if you need to, but it is most optimal to havethree months or 12 weeks or even 16 weeks, if possible. Tostart a 3-month marathon training plan, youshould be able to jog at least 2-3 miles today.
People also ask, how many weeks should you train for a marathon?
Most marathon training plans range from 12 to 20weeks. Beginning marathoners should aim to buildtheir weekly mileage up to 50 miles over the four months leading upto race day. Three-to-five runs per week is sufficient. Thevast majority of these runs should be done at a relaxedpace.
The FIRST marathon program includes threerunning workouts per week—a speedworkout, a tempo run, and a long run. Here'sthe full, 16-week marathon training program. Participantsare also encouraged to cross-train for 40 to 45 minutes ontwo other days per week.