Time for a PR With Our Half Marathon Training Plan


Set A Goal
Uncover your appropriate half-time objective by letting a shorter-distance race time be your guide.

If your half goal time is 1:45…
10K Time Needed: 47:06
5K Time Needed: 22:41

If your half goal time is 2:00…
10K Time Needed: 53:50
5K Time Needed: 25:55

If your half goal time is 2:30…
10K Time Needed: 1:07:17
5K Time Needed: 32:24

Related: Couch to Half Marathon Plan

Pace Guide
Your half-marathon goal will dictate the minutes-per-mile time you target in workouts.

If your half goal time is 1:45…
Easy Runs: 8:18-9:24
Long Run: 8:23-9:45
Tempo*: 7:30-7:50
Race Pace: 7:56-8:01

If your half goal time is 2:00…
Easy Runs: 9:26-10:27
Long Run: 9:29-10:50
Tempo*: 8:31-8:50
Race Pace: 9:05-9:10

If your half goal time is 2:30…
Easy Runs: 11:41-12:27
Long Run: 11:42-12:53
Tempo*: 10:27-10:54
Race Pace: 11:22-11:27

*Use faster end of range for tempo runs lasting up to 20 minutes. Ease toward the slower end as they progress over the 20-minute mark.

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