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pdf download - 16 Week Beginner Half Marathon Training Plan created by RRCA Level I Certified Running Coach Jen Labesky @jenlarun. Due to this training plan being a pdf download, there are NO refunds, so please email any questions to before purchasing. This plan is free to TEAM GritChicks TEAMmates. For TEAM info or to join our non-competitive community of female athletes of all experience levels, click here.


16 Week Beginner Half Marathon Training Plan 4 days of running + 2 strength training days per week (Recommended strength training areas are included to comlement this running training plan, but no specific strength training workouts are included.)


This is a basic effort-based training plan designed to get you across the finish line feeling good! If you feel like you’re ready to upgrade into a more customized plan tailored to your exact situation, paces, PR goal, race terrain-specific training, etc. I encourage you to consider our Custom Training Plans or one-on-one Private Coaching options here.


This training plan assumes you have been running a minimum average of 10 miles per week for at least 2 months with a consistent long run of 4-6 miles minimum.


The first 4 weeks are base building weeks, so if you already have a consistent base of 10+ miles per week, you can jump in and start at Week 5 Day 1. (If you have a base of 20+ miles per week for 2+ months, take a look at the Intermediate plan to see if that plan suits you.)


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By purchasing this training plan, you assert that you have been cleared by a medical professional to partake in strenous physical activity.

16 Week Beginner Half Marathon Training Plan (tap for info)

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