Beginner training guides for 4 km, 5 km, 10 km, 12 km, half marathon and marathon events.

running guides for beginners

If you are looking to train for your first fun run, these beginner guides are just what you need to kickstart your endurance and fitness and make it to the finish line feeling strong.

4 km training guide

5 km training guide

10 km training guide

12 km training guide

Half marathon training guide

Marathon training guide (12 weeks)

Marathon training guide (18 weeks)

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