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This post is sponsored by The Millennial's Guide To Changing The World book by Allison Sher.

I was given a digital copy of this book. I thought that it would be good to read, even though I am a Gen X'er. There is just so much talk about the Millennial's right now that I thought that it would be good to get to know what is going on inside their head.


About the Book  The Millennial's Guide to Changing the World teaches young people everything they need to know to change the world, while building a happy, healthy adult life for themselves. It explains how our current social systems work, the challenges young people are inheriting and how millennials can step into our power to create a critical mass conversion to solve them. Everything from politics to spirituality to love relationships to education to sex to economics to mental health is covered. And it includes 50 or so juicy, true life stories from millennials across the country…

My 2012 Marathon Training Plan

Last year, I read a lot of books and went to a lot of websites trying to figure out the best free training plan for me. I ultimately went with the Runners World free Smart Coach because it was simple to understand, and on a website that I am on everyday. Last year, I think using the speed work that was recommended did make my miles faster.

This year, I reentered my July marathon goals. I think a 5 hour marathon is doable for me. All that means is less walking/walk breaks. Below is the general plan that I will be following with long runs on the weekends when I have all day to complete them. Runs during the week will be flexible due to my schedule but I will be more consistent with crosstraining this year then last. I really slacked on crosstraining last year!


5
JAN 9
JAN 10
JAN 11
JAN 12
JAN 13
JAN 14
JAN 15
19 Mi
Dist: 2 Mi
@12:06
Dist: 5 Mi, inc
Warm; 3 Mi @ 10:28; Cool
Dist: 12 Mi
@12:06
6
JAN 16
JAN 17
JAN 18
JAN 19
JAN 20
JAN 21
JAN 22
20 Mi
Dist: 2 Mi
@12:04
Dist: 4 Mi, inc
Warm; 2x1600 in 9:50
w/800 jogs; Cool
Dist: 14 Mi
@12:04
7
JAN 23
JAN 24
JAN 25
JAN 26
JAN 27
JAN 28
JAN 29
23 Mi
Dist: 2 Mi
@12:01
Dist: 5 Mi, inc
Warm; 3 Mi @ 10:23; Cool
Dist: 16 Mi
@12:01
8
JAN 30
JAN 31
FEB 1
FEB 2
FEB 3
FEB 4
FEB 5
17 Mi
Dist: 6 Mi
@11:59
Dist: 5 Mi
@11:59
Dist: 6 Mi
@11:59
9
FEB 6
FEB 7
FEB 8
FEB 9
FEB 10
FEB 11
FEB 12
26 Mi
Dist: 2 Mi
@11:59
Dist: 6 Mi, inc
Warm; 4 Mi @ 10:26; Cool
Dist: 18 Mi
@11:59
10
FEB 13
FEB 14
FEB 15
FEB 16
FEB 17
FEB 18
FEB 19
28 Mi
Dist: 2 Mi
@11:57
Dist: 6 Mi, inc
Warm; 3x1600 in 9:43
w/800 jogs; Cool
Dist: 20 Mi
@11:57
11
FEB 20
FEB 21
FEB 22
FEB 23
FEB 24
FEB 25
FEB 26
24 Mi
Dist: 2 Mi
@11:54
Dist: 6 Mi, inc
Warm; 4 Mi @ 10:21; Cool
Dist: 16 Mi
@11:54
12
FEB 27
FEB 28
FEB 29
MAR 1
MAR 2
MAR 3
MAR 4
19 Mi
Dist: 6 Mi
@11:52
Dist: 6 Mi
@11:52
Dist: 7 Mi
@11:52
13
MAR 5
MAR 6
MAR 7
MAR 8
MAR 9
MAR 10
MAR 11
28 Mi
Dist: 2 Mi
@11:52
Dist: 6 Mi, inc
Warm; 4 Mi @ 10:19; Cool
Dist: 20 Mi
@11:52
14
MAR 12
MAR 13
MAR 14
MAR 15
MAR 16
MAR 17
MAR 18
26 Mi
Dist: 4 Mi
@11:49
Dist: 6 Mi, inc
Warm; 3x1600 in 9:37
w/800 jogs; Cool
Dist: 16 Mi
@11:49
15
MAR 19
MAR 20
MAR 21
MAR 22
MAR 23
MAR 24
MAR 25
28 Mi
Dist: 2 Mi
@11:47
Dist: 6 Mi, inc
Warm; 4 Mi @ 10:14; Cool
Dist: 20 Mi
@11:47
16
MAR 26
MAR 27
MAR 28
MAR 29
MAR 30
MAR 31
APR 1
22 Mi
Dist: 7 Mi
@11:45
Dist: 7 Mi
@11:45
Dist: 8 Mi
@11:45
17
APR 2
APR 3
APR 4
APR 5
APR 6
APR 7
APR 8
28 Mi
Dist: 6 Mi
@11:45
Dist: 6 Mi, inc
Warm; 4 Mi @ 10:12; Cool
Dist: 16 Mi
@11:45
18
APR 9
APR 10
APR 11
APR 12
APR 13
APR 14
APR 15
29 Mi
Dist: 3 Mi
@11:42
Dist: 6 Mi, inc
Warm; 3x1600 in 9:30
w/800 jogs; Cool
Dist: 20 Mi
@11:42
19
APR 16
APR 17
APR 18
APR 19
APR 20
APR 21
APR 22
31 Mi
Dist: 8 Mi
@11:40
Dist: 7 Mi, inc
Warm; 4 Mi @ 10:07; Cool
Dist: 16 Mi
@11:40
20
APR 23
APR 24
APR 25
APR 26
APR 27
APR 28
APR 29
24 Mi
Dist: 8 Mi
@11:38
Dist: 8 Mi
@11:38
Dist: 8 Mi
@11:38
21
APR 30
MAY 1
MAY 2
MAY 3
MAY 4
MAY 5
MAY 6
32 Mi
Dist: 5 Mi
@11:38
Dist: 7 Mi, inc
Warm; 5 Mi @ 10:11; Cool
Dist: 20 Mi
@11:38
22
MAY 7
MAY 8
MAY 9
MAY 10
MAY 11
MAY 12
MAY 13
33 Mi
Dist: 7 Mi
@11:35
Dist: 6 Mi, inc
Warm; 3x1600 in 9:24
w/800 jogs; Cool
Dist: 20 Mi
@11:35
23
MAY 14
MAY 15
MAY 16
MAY 17
MAY 18
MAY 19
MAY 20
34 Mi
Dist: 10 Mi
@11:33
Dist: 8 Mi, inc
Warm; 5 Mi @ 10:06; Cool
Dist: 16 Mi
@11:33
24
MAY 21
MAY 22
MAY 23
MAY 24
MAY 25
MAY 26
MAY 27
27 Mi
Dist: 9 Mi
@11:31
Dist: 9 Mi
@11:31
Dist: 9 Mi
@11:31
25
MAY 28
MAY 29
MAY 30
MAY 31
JUN 1
JUN 2
JUN 3
35 Mi
Dist: 8 Mi
@11:31
Dist: 7 Mi, inc
Warm; 5 Mi @ 10:04; Cool
Dist: 20 Mi
@11:31
26
JUN 4
JUN 5
JUN 6
JUN 7
JUN 8
JUN 9
JUN 10
37 Mi
Dist: 11 Mi
@11:29
Dist: 10 Mi, inc
Warm; 4x1600 in 9:18
w/800 jogs; Cool
Dist: 16 Mi
@11:29
27
JUN 11
JUN 12
JUN 13
JUN 14
JUN 15
JUN 16
JUN 17
38 Mi
Dist: 10 Mi
@11:26
Dist: 8 Mi, inc
Warm; 5 Mi @ 10:00; Cool
Dist: 20 Mi
@11:26
28
JUN 18
JUN 19
JUN 20
JUN 21
JUN 22
JUN 23
JUN 24
30 Mi
Dist: 10 Mi
@11:24
Dist: 10 Mi
@11:24
Dist: 10 Mi
@11:24
29
JUN 25
JUN 26
JUN 27
JUN 28
JUN 29
JUN 30
JUL 1
39 Mi
Dist: 12 Mi
@11:24
Dist: 11 Mi, inc
Warm; 5 Mi @ 9:58; Cool
Dist: 16 Mi
@11:24
30
JUL 2
JUL 3
JUL 4
JUL 5
JUL 6
JUL 7
JUL 8
40 Mi
Dist: 11 Mi
@11:22
Dist: 9 Mi, inc
Warm; 4x1600 in 9:12
w/800 jogs; Cool
Dist: 20 Mi
@11:22
31
JUL 9
JUL 10
JUL 11
JUL 12
JUL 13
JUL 14
JUL 15
21 Mi
Dist: 2 Mi
@11:20
Dist: 7 Mi, inc
Warm; 4x1600 in 9:10
w/800 jogs; Cool
Dist: 12 Mi
@11:20
32
JUL 16
JUL 17
JUL 18
JUL 19
JUL 20
JUL 21
JUL 22
22 Mi
Dist: 8 Mi
@11:19
Dist: 6 Mi, inc
Warm; 3 Mi @ 9:42; Cool
Dist: 8 Mi
@11:19
33
JUL 23
JUL 24
JUL 25
JUL 26
JUL 27
JUL 28
JUL 29
34 Mi
Dist: 2 Mi
@11:18
Dist: 4 Mi, inc
Warm; 2x1600 in 9:08
w/800 jogs; Cool
Dist: 2 Mi
@11:18
26.2 Mi @10:17
Time: 4:29:37

Where do you turn to for a marathon (or any other run) training plan?

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