10k to Half-Marathon — “Sun Run to Scotia Half” Training Program
Just finished the Sun Run? Well that means you should be able to run a Half-Marathon! Follow along with this simple nine week program to get you ready for the Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon in June. No more excuses — get out the door and get ready to run! Register for the run today!
|Apr 30–May 6||Rest||5km||Cross-train||4km||Rest||Cross-train||10km|
|May 7–13||Rest||6km||Cross-train||5km w/ hills||Rest||Cross-train||12km|
|May 21–27||Rest||7km||Cross-train||6km w/ hills||Rest||Cross-train||16km|
|May 28–June 3||Rest||8km||Cross-train||7km||Rest||Cross-train||18km|
|June 4–10||Rest||8km||Cross-train||7km w/ hills||Rest||Cross-train||20km|
|June 11–17||Rest||8km||Cross-train||7km w/ hills||Rest||Cross-train||12km|
|June 18–24||Rest||5km||Rest||4km||Rest||Rest||21.1km — Event Day|
Cross-train with swimming, hiking, cycling, yoga, or strength training. Make sure not to over do it on these days as they are part of your recovery process. When adding in hills, try to incorporate a few steady climbs into your route, anywhere from 200m to 500m long.