Congratulations on signing up to run the 2020 People's United Bank Vermont City Marathon! We're here to help you make it a successful one. We will be posting Coach Sam Davis' training plans in 2 week increments. Bookmark this page and come back here to view the schedule as we add upcoming weeks to the training plan.

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Beginner Schedule (Begining on January 20th)
Week  Monday Tuesday  Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Total
1 Rest 3-5
miles
4-6
miles
3-5
miles
Rest 4
miles
6-10
miles
30
miles
2 Rest 3-5
miles
4-6
miles
3-5
miles
Rest 4
miles
6-10
miles
30
miles
3 Rest 4
miles
Rest 4
miles
Rest 4
miles

miles
18
miles
4 Rest
miles
5-7
miles
5-7
miles
Rest 5
miles
8-12
miles
37
miles
5 Rest 4-6
miles
5-7
miles
5-7
miles
Rest 5
miles
8-12
miles
37
miles
6 Rest 4-6
miles 
5-7
miles
5-7
miles
Rest
miles
9-13
miles
38
miles
7 Rest
miles
Rest 5
miles 
Rest 4
miles
6
miles
20
miles
8 Rest 5
miles
7
miles
6
miles
Rest 4
miles
14
miles
36
miles
9 Rest 6
miles
8
miles
6
miles
Rest 4
miles
16 miles 40
miles
10 Rest 5
miles
Rest 6
miles
Rest 4
miles
7 miles 22
miles
Advanced Beginner - Intermediate Schedule (Begining on January 20th)
Week  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday  Saturday Sunday Total
1 Rest 5
miles
6
miles
5
miles
Rest 6
miles
10
miles
32
miles
2 Rest 5
miles
6
miles
5
miles
Rest 6
miles
12
miles
34
miles
3 Rest 5
miles
3
miles
5
miles
Rest 4
miles

miles
25 
miles
4 Rest 6
miles
7
miles
6
miles
Rest 5
miles
10-15
miles
39
miles
5 Rest 6
miles
7
miles
6
miles
Rest 6
miles
18*
miles
43
miles
6 Rest 6
miles
6
miles
7
miles
Rest
miles
13
miles
38
miles
7
miles
6
miles
6
miles
8
miles
Rest 5
miles
20* 
miles
49
miles
8 Rest 7
miles
8
miles
8
miles
Rest 6
miles
14
miles
43
miles
9
miles

miles
8
miles
7
miles
Rest 6
miles
20*
miles
54
miles
10 Rest 8
miles
8
miles
8
miles
Rest 6
miles
15
miles
45
miles

* Please note that on your long runs, you either run for miles or 3 hours total - whichever comes first.