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Álvaro Ramírez

11 August 2015 9 week half-marathon training

While reading Zen Habits: Mastering the Art of Change, I comitted to running half marathon in mid-October. That's roughly two months from now. Here's a 9 week training schedule:

WEEK MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT SUN
1 Rest 5 Km 5 Km Cycle Rest 5 Km 7 Km
2 Rest 5 Km 5 Km Cycle Rest 5 Km 8 Km
3 Rest 7 Km 5 Km Cycle Rest 5 Km 10 Km
4 Rest 8 Km 5 Km Cycle Rest 5 Km 12 Km
5 Rest 8 Km Rest 8 Km Rest 5 Km 14 Km
6 Rest 8 Km Rest 8 Km Rest 6 Km 16 Km
7 Rest 8 Km 8 Km 8 Km Rest 8 Km 19 Km
8 Rest 8 Km Rest 12 Km Rest 8 Km 16 Km
9 Rest 8 Km Rest 5 Km 5 Km Rest Race

My times:

WEEK MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT SUN
1 Rest 29:04 Rest 26:36 38:40
2 Rest 29:11 28:50 Rest 27:07 44:55
3 Rest 40:46 26:29 Rest 57:01
4 Rest 46:46 Rest 30:08 1:12:10
5 Rest 46:59 Rest 44:46 Rest 24:50 1:25:24
6 Rest 50:02 Rest 46:24 Rest 1:37:39
7 Rest 46:54 46:41 46:42 Rest 1:57:57
8 Rest 45:28 Rest 48:13 (8km) Rest 43:56
9 Rest 44:24 Rest 27:12 26:09 Rest 1:58:28