The triathlon training blog of Phil Barnes

Let the taper begin!

The official Hal Higdon Plan:


9
Stretch &
Strengthen
5 m run
9 x 400 5-K pace
3 m run +
strength
Rest or easy run
Rest
15-K Race
10
Stretch &
Strengthen
5 m run
45 min tempo
3 m run +
strength
Rest
5 m pace
11 m run
11
Stretch &
Strengthen
5 m run
10 x 400 5-K pace
3 m run +
strength
Rest
3 m pace
12 m run
12
Stretch &
Strengthen
4 m run
30 min tempo
2 m run
Rest
Rest
Half Marathon

The Modified Plan:


WeekMonTueWedThuFriSatSun
910 K Run (Med) 8 km run3000 m swim 6 x 400 5-K pace15K Easy Run RestLeisure Bike
101000 m swim +Med Bike 8 km run3000 m swim 45 min tempoRest8 km pace16 K Easy run
111000 m swim + Med Bike8 km run3000 m swim 7 x 400 5-K paceRest5 km pace17 K Easy run
121000 m swim + Easy Bike 6 km run30 min tempo1000 m swim RestHalf MarathonRest!

The Actual:



Not bad, for the first time attempting to follow a plan. Race is on Saturday. Let the taper begin.