Mike Smith On Long-Term Marathon Recovery

After Crossing the Finish Line

  • Take a week off both for physical and mental recovery
  • If you want to move, do easy cross training like biking or swimming
  • Week 2 run half number of days prior to the race (easy under 60 minutes)
  • Week 3 increase days to normal training
  • Week 4 add back in workouts, like fartleks (go by effort not pace)

 

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