Marathon Training and Discussions


Need advice on recovery schedule (Read 205 times)

    Now that I finished my marathon last week, I am oficially in "recovery" mode. What makes it difficult is that I don't yet know my next marathon. Possibly early May, possibly mid-June, and possibly mid-August. I won't know until next month, when I find out which high school my son is going to and the summer school schedule. I know there are recovery schedules out there, and Hal Higdon has one that I like with only 4 days of running per week. But I don't want to lose my distance. Any one have some advice on how to stay prepared for the next marathon without overdoing it? I was thinking of maybe a buildup to 20 miles every 3 weeks? Confused
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      If you like Higdon, he's got some to say about recovery at

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