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Vitality Big Half 2020

Training plans

Half marathon training plans

Having a training plan is key to achieving your half marathon goal on Event Day – and we've got just what you need. Simply download the free training plan that best suits your ability below and enjoy your training!

We Run As One

We Run As One training plan

Our 10-week We Run As One training plan helps you prepare for your half marathon by breaking down your training into three simple sessions a week.

But we didn’t stop there! We also believe this 10-week training block is an ideal time for you to focus on your overall mental and physical wellbeing, so we've provided plenty of ideas for activities you can do on the days you're not running.

Runners embrace at the Finish Line of The Big Half

Beginner's training plan

Understand the basics of what, how much and when to run over 13 weeks to ensure you reach the Finish Line of your 13.1-mile adventure. A half marathon is a physical and mental challenge and the better prepared you are for it, the better your experience will be!

A runner at The Big Half

Nine-week training plan

This nine-week plan features four training runs per week and assumes that you’re already a regular runner and can cover at least 5K without stopping.