The Zumbro 100 is April 13, I'm toying with the 17 mile single loop, since 17 would make my longest distance yet. I've looked for a 25k training plan but haven't easily found one. I've done Eric's half plan but know it won't get me the miles I need (without tweaking it). I'm considering the full marathon plan since it looks like week 13 is about 17 miles, which is right where I need to be. 

I don't have a problem with that, however, being over halfway through a marathon plan makes me think I should then finish the rest and go for it. (To which you will all say yes!) But, I'm not certain there is a race I want to run the weekend the plan finishes. So how would you go about stretching out a plan without wearing yourself out unnecessarily or losing ground?

Thoughts, please.

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I'm not sure how the marathon plan looks or where you are at currently, but would certainly GO FOR IT!! If you think you MIGHT be able to do the full marathon, then you CAN. If you are at least able to run a half marathon distance, there is no reason you could not get to marathon distance by April...very realistic without stressing your body. GOOD LUCK!! Let me know how it goes!


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