Training plans

Whether you’re embarking on your first Brighton Marathon or have several marathon medals at home already, following an effective training plan is a key part of your journey to the Finish Line.

Do you want a plan tailored to you?

Check out our official training app Coopah for a personalised training plan. We’ve teamed up with the experts at Coopah to create training plans to help you reach your PB goals. Offering over 500 different workouts, Coopah keeps you motivated and makes running fun for everyone.

If you're ready to get started, download the Coopah app now.

Download a 16-week plan

Our free beginner's, improver's and advanced training plans have also been carefully put together by Martin Yelling, whose training plans and advice have helped thousands of participants to smash their marathon goals.

Choose your plan below and achieve a result you'll be proud of on Event Day!

Or if you prefer, print your plan and cross off the weeks. Here you can print off a black and white version of beginner, improver and advanced training plan.

And if you want to add a soundtrack to your training, check out Pace Setter on BBC Sounds for the ultimate music mixes to keep you motivated as you run.

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