Training Calculators

Know When to Start Training for Your Race

Use our Training Start Date Calculator to help determine when to start training for your next race.

How it works:

  1. Enter the Date of the Race
  2. Enter how many weeks you would like to train
  3. Get the date you need to start your race training by

How Long Should I Be Training for a Race?

Here are some typical training builds. Newer runners generally want to train a little longer than more seasoned runners.

  • 5k(3.1 miles): 8-10 weeks of training
  • 10k(6.2 miles): 8-10 weeks of training
  • Half Marathon (13.1 miles): 12-16 weeks of training
  • Marathon (26.2 miles): 12-16 weeks of training

Get Help From a Running Coach

Get a personalized training plan or one-on-one coaching for your next race! I help runners at all levels. Whether it’s your first race or you have a goal pace you are trying to achieve, I can personalize your training so that you can go the distance and enjoy the miles.