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Oct 16, 2008 11:06 AM

"Maintenance" training program for runners





I've been a runner for awhile but took an embarrassingly long break before finally coming back to the fold.  I'm currently training for a half marathon in November.  My training for this race has been the following:






Tues-Speed workout






Thurs--Part distance, part speed workout






Sat--Mid distance



Sun--Long distance



I started out doing about 20 miles a week and by the end of the program I'll be doing a little over 30 miles a week.  The training I've been doing has been a ton of fun and has gotten me in great shape.  After the half marathon I'd like to continue with the training but not necessarily for a specific race.  It would be fun to run a 5 or 10K here or there but I don't necessarily need to do the steady mileage progression I'm currently doing in order to peak for a specific race.  My question is, after the half marathon, should just start over the current program I'm doing at week 1or is there a more general training program that someone would recommend?



Thanks in advance for your help.



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