To create this Training section, we have drawn upon our own knowledge together with background information from the following.

Dr Philip Maffetone – Maffetone Method

England Athletics

Pete Pfitzinger and Philip Latter – Faster Road Racing

Professor Tim Noakes – The Real Meal Revolution

Richard Blagrove – Strength and Conditioning for Endurance Running

Runners World 

UK Athletics









Graeme Loudain – September 2019

These notes are published as a general aid to all endurance runners. They are guidelines based on current best practice, intended to illustrate the points in the articles rather than provide a precise training schedule. They are written in a way to be of help to runners. Individuals will have their own requirements and the content of the notes will not suit all. Please use them in the spirit in which they are intended and modify them to suit your own needs. If you have suggestions for improvement, amendments or comment, please email