Over the last few years my biggest problem has been a lack of patience. As a result I’ve been unable to maintain consistency. Which has limited any progression.
If anything I’ve gone backwards.
How are we going to fix this?
There’s one key element to the Marathon Project of 2021. Every training variable every element relates back to this key element this key element.
I’m giving myself extra time. More time than i think I need. More time than i usually give myself.
First I’m picking my race. That is the Melbourne Marathon. All the way in October. Giving me 29 weeks of training.
29 weeks is a very long time to train. But it provides a buffer to ensure my body doesn’t break down. To ensure progress at the right rate to absorb the training. Best chance to adapt and give myself the best chance of running the fastest marathon I ever have.
Would you train 29 weeks just for one event?
There’s more details to come. I’m going to break down:
Hopefully you can learn something from this. Take it home and apply some aspects to your own training.
I’m Jason Montfort. This is Running Alive and we’re starting the Marathon Project 2021