7SCM Training Guides 2017

Whether you’re a new or experienced runner, with the help of Atlas Multisports qualified coaches and 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon event director Jason Crowther, we’ve put together basic training guides to help get you in shape for the blue ribbon event on August 20.

Included are three 16-week guides to suit advanced, intermediate and beginner runners. Each plan is based on time, rather than distance, with a guide on how to get the most out of the training, what to expect and how to approach each session regardless of whether you’re running with a group or on your own.

Click here to download the introduction to the training guides, which explains the terms used in the programs. Following the program, crossing off each session and getting your friends and family involved for support will not only keep you accountable but motivated and on target for reaching your goal on August 20.

See below for which training guide suits your ability and ambitions for the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon, 2017.

Click here for instructions on How to Follow These Guides

7 Sunshine Coast Marathon get faster training guide – Click here for Advanced

This training guide is written specifically to guide runners who have already completed a marathon or other long distance running events and would like to improve on their previous performance. For advanced runners looking for a sub 3hr finish for men and 3hr30min finish for women.

7 Sunshine Coast Marathon Train Smarter Not Harder training guide – Click here for Intermediate

So you’ve run a few distance events before? Maybe finished and Ironman, possibly a half or two but this year you’re going the whole hog, the 42.2km blue ribbon event. Train smarter not harder for the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon and achieve a personal best by following this year’s 16-week training guide. For experienced runners who already run 40-60km a week.

7 Sunshine Coast Marathon first-time finisher guide – Click here for Beginner

Let me guess, everyone around you says you’re crazy? If so, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll look after you. The key to getting through your first big event is not to freak out and don’t even think above looking too far ahead on the training guide. You’ve got this, bit by bit you’ll get to the finish line and it will be every bit as good as you expected. For runners new to the marathon with little to no experience in distance events.

Need more run training help?

Free Tuesday training until race week starts May 9
Get to Alex Surf Club carpark for an 6am start, finishing at 7am.The training is open to anyone and everyone.

Atlas Multisports coaches will lead three different pace groups to cater for all abilities and distances.

Check the Facebook event page for more information.

Sign up for an intensive running program for specialist coaching that can help individuals achieve their specific goals.

Atlas Multisports Coaching offers group running sessions, one-on-one training and online programs, written specifically for each athlete.

If you’d like to know more check out the website or contact them directly for a consultation.