Front Runner Events Training Plans 2020

2020-01-17 11:12:00

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Front Runner Events are proud to be working with realbuzz as the official training partner for our race series in 2020. Take your race preparations to the next level with the team at realbuzz.com – where you’ll find training tools, nutrition tips and training challenges to suit all levels of ability. To find out more head to: www.realbuzz.com

Here at Front Runner Events, we have designed running plans for all levels of fitness. The Beginner plan is designed for your first-time runner looking to follow a plan to get them through their first Half Marathon. The Improver plan is designed for a runner looking to improve on previous race experiences. The Advanced plan is for experienced  runners looking to build on previous performances and achieve the sought after Personal Best.

The training plans should be used as a guide and make them flexible to work around your everyday life.


12 Week Training Plan - Half Marathon


16 Week Training Plan - Half Marathon

16 Week Training Plan - Marathon


Remember, you need to fuel correctly for your training runs and in the lead up to the race, as well as ensuring you are hydrating correctly. Check out some of our tips below.

5 Healthy Eating Tips


1. Fruit and Vegetables

Make sure you’re getting the right nutrients and vitamins by eating plenty of fruit and veg.

2. Protein

Food such as eggs are a really good source of protein and will help your muscles to recover after your training.

3. Carbohydrates

Eating pasta is a good low-fat, slow-release energy option to help fuel your runs. It’s also important to eat some carbs within half an hour of your training to help replenish your glycogen stores.

4. Cereal Bars

These can be a good, quick snack option – just make sure they’re not filled full of sugar.

5. Hydrate

Don’t forget to hydrate!! Before, during and after your run you should ensure you are taking on-board enough water to keep yourself hydrated. Even though it feels cold outside, you will still sweat and lose water during your training so make sure you drink plenty of water.