The Great List of Over 100 Free Marathon Training Programs

The Great List of Over 100 Free Marathon Training Programs

So you’ve decided to run a marathon, potentially one of the big six marathons like the Chicago, New York, or Boston Marathons. Whether it’s your first marathon or your 50th, you will need a training plan to complete the distance and hit your goals. Here is a list of over 100 free training plans from over 40 sites, from novice to elite, and all different lengths.

Update June 17: Are you a coach or club with a marathon training plan that should be here? Did I get something wrong? Would you like to be included in the next post? Leave a comment below or contact me.

Looking to qualify for the Boston Marathon, but need to find a race? Check out this list of top Boston Marathon qualifying races.

But First, Coffee! Readers of this post can get 20% off 26.2 Coffee using code: SUMMER2022 or just click on the link!

From the Marathons Themselves

  1. Boston: B.A.A Boston Marathon Training Plans
  2. London: Official TCS London Marathon Training Plans
  3. New York: Official NYRR Training Plans
  4. Chicago: Official Chicago Marathon Training Plan (from Nike)
  5. Philadelphia: Training | Philadelphia Marathon Weekend
  6. Disney: Training Programs & Guides | runDisney

Running Company, Magazines & Apps

  1. Nike Run Club Marathon Training Plans
  2. ASICS Marathon training plan
  3. On Running Shoes | Marathon Training Schedule for Beginners 
  4. Saucony | How To Train For A Marathon For Beginners Blog
  5. Outside Magazines 8 Week Training Plan
  6. Shape Magazine's 12-Week Marathon Training Plan 
  7. Men's Journal's Essential marathon training plan for men
  8. Lululemon | Marathon Training Plan PDF: Full, Half, 10k & 5k
  9. Livestrong | The Very Doable Guide to Training for Your First Marathon
  10. Verywellfit | Beginner Marathon from Training Schedule
  11. Runderwear | Free Marathon Training Plans
  12. Peleton Marathon Training Program: Tips, Tricks, and FAQs 
  13. Hanson's Running Shop | Marathon Training Plans
  14. Healthline | 20-Week Marathon Training Plan: Charts for All Levels
  15. Road Runner Sports | Hammer Out Your Half Marathon Training in Just 8 Weeks (For Real!)
  16. Runbetter App | Training Programs
  17. Caffeine Bullet | Marathon Training Plans
  18. REI Co-op | Half & Full Trail Marathon Training Plans
  19. Women's Health / Yahoo Couch to 26.2 Marathon Training Plan

Coaches, Clubs & Running Sites

  1. Hal Higdon Marathon Training Plans
  2. Amanda Brooks Run to the Finish Couch to Marathon Training Plan
  3. Marathon Handbook Training Plans
  4. Phil Mosley | My PR Coach Free Marathon Training Plan
  5. Thomas Watson | All About Marathon Training Plans
  6. Whitney Heins |  The Mother Runners Training Plans
  7. Chrissy Carroll | Snacking in Sneakers Plans
  8. James Dunne's Marathon Training Plan from Kinetic Revolution
  9. Charlie Watson | The Best Training Plans for Your Spring Marathon
  10. Chicago Area Running Association Plans
  11. Maggie’s Running for Sweets List of 45 Plans 
  12. Free Training Plans from The Run Formula
  13. Free Marathon Training from Running Training Plan 
  14. Marathon Training Program With Only Three Runs a Week from MarathonPal
  15. Runners Connect Ultimate Marathon Training Schedule & Guide
  16. An Idiot's One Month Marathon Training Programme | by Jules Ehrhardt
  17. Columbus Running Company Training Plans
  18. Molly's Marathon Training Plans: free pdfs for you to train
  19. Running Training Plans from Running Shoe Guru
  20. Marathon training plan (with PDF) - Running overload
  21. Marathon Training Plan - Crushing 26.2 - Middleagemarathoner.com

If you are looking for a race near you, check out this post on how to find a great race to work on your skills between marathons.

Every Marathon Training Plan Needs Coffee! 
Whi
le training for the marathon, you should have a great coffee to get you going. Try our series of marathon training coffees. 

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