I was doing some mileage planning for my upcoming marathon training regiment, and based on the 25% rule, which says your long run should be no more than 25% of your total weekly milage, I will soon be logging A LOT of miles.
Week 1: long run 12, weekly mileage 48
Week 2: long run 14, weekly mileage 56
Week 3: long run 16, weekly mileage 64
Week 4: long run 18, weekly mileage 72
Week 5: long run 20, weekly mileage 80
Weeks 6 -7: taper
I ran nowhere near this training volume in my previous marathons, so we’ll see how it goes. I may not stick to the 25% rule to a tee, as I believe training is about quality, not quantity miles.