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Training plans

TCS London Marathon training plans

Whether you’re embarking on your first TCS London 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. Why not check out our official training app Coopah for a training plan that's personalised for you?

Our free beginner's, improver's and advanced training plans have also been carefully put together by Martin Yelling, our official coach for the TCS London Marathon, whose training plans and advice have helped thousands of participants to smash their marathon goals. Download the right plan for you below and achieve a result you'll be proud of on Event Day!

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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Printable training plans

Coopah x TCS London Marathon training plans

We’ve teamed up with the experts at Coopah to create training plans that are fully personalised for you and only you, helping you reach your PB goals.

Coopah is your new, always-there running coach. Coopah’s training plans update as you sync your activities from your fitness tracker or directly on the app – and if you need a bit more help along the way, you’ve got 24/7 access to a real-life Coopah coach.

Coopah offers you the freedom to train whenever you want and makes it easy for you to find an exercise that fits your busy life. You can choose what days you want to train and how often you want to run.

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.

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