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Training Plans

Virgin Money London Marathon Training Plans

Whether you’re embarking on your first-ever Virgin Money London Marathon or have several medals in your trophy cabinet already, having an effective plan tailored to your needs is a crucial part of your journey to the Finish Line.

Our Beginners, Improvers and Advanced Training Plans have been carefully developed by London Marathon experts to help you get the most out of your training and the best possible result on Marathon Day.

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    • Improver's Training Plan

      Run a marathon before and hoping to better your performance? The Improver’s Training Plan is a good choice

    • Advanced Training Plan

      Our Advanced Training Plan is for really experienced runners who want to push themselves

    • Beginner's Training Plan

      Our 16-week Beginner’s Training Plan will guide you right through to the Start Line

    • Improver's Training Plan

      Run a marathon before and hoping to better your performance? The Improver’s Training Plan is a good choice

    • Advanced Training Plan

      Our Advanced Training Plan is for really experienced runners who want to push themselves

    • Beginner's Training Plan

      Our 16-week Beginner’s Training Plan will guide you right through to the Start Line

    • Improver's Training Plan

      Run a marathon before and hoping to better your performance? The Improver’s Training Plan is a good choice

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