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Which level is right for you?

The table below provides a profile of available 80/20 Run plans. Unless otherwise noted, these profiles do not include an optional 1.5 to 2 hours of weekly strength training which can be added to almost any plan. Not sure what level or intensity type is right for you? Each 80/20 plan comes with a Level Guarantee. If you discover that the level or type you have selected is too hard or too easy for you, simply contact us for a complimentary switch to a different level or type within the same plan distance.

Distance and LevelBest ForWeeksAverage Hours per WeekPeak Hours per weekTypical Week
Marathon Level 0Beginners, Masters184.56.755 Run, 2 days off
Marathon Level 1Low volume, Masters185.57.756 Run, 1 day off
Marathon Level 2Advanced athletes18797 Run
Marathon Level 3Elite athletes18911.259 Run
Half Marathon Level 0Beginners, Masters153.755.755 Run, 2 days off
Half Marathon Level 1Low volume, Masters154.756.256 Run, 1 day off
Half Marathon Level 2Advanced athletes156.257.757 Run
Half Marathon Level 3Elite athletes158109 Run
10K Level 0Beginners, Masters123.254.755 Run, 2 days off
10K Level 1Low volume, Masters124.566 Run, 1 day off
10K Level 2Advanced athletes1267.257 Run
10K Level 3Elite athletes127.2599 Run
5K Level 0Beginners, Masters92.753.55 Run, 2 days off
5K Level 1Low volume, Masters93.7556 Run, 1 day off
5K Level 2Advanced athletes95.56.757 Run
5K Level 3Elite athletes97.2599 Run
Ultra 50K Level 0Beginners, Masters184.757.255 Run, 2 days off
Ultra 50K Level 1Low volume, Masters1868.56 Run, 1 day off
Ultra 50K Level 2Advanced athletes1879.57 Run
Ultra 50K Level 3Elite athletes18911.59 Run
Ultra 50 mile/100 K Level 0Beginners, Masters195.2585 Run, 2 days off
Ultra 50 mile/100 K Level 1Low volume, Masters196.2596 Run, 1 day off
Ultra 50 mile/100 K Level 2Advanced athletes197.25117 Run
Ultra 50 mile/100 K Level 3Elite athletes199.5138 Run
Ultra 100 mile Level 0Beginners, Masters225.595 Run, 2 days off
Ultra 100 mile Level 1Low volume, Masters226.25106 Run, 1 day off
Ultra 100 mile Level 2Advanced athletes227.511.57 Run
Ultra 100 mile Level 3Elite athletes229.7513.59 Run
Run Maintenance Level 0Beginners, Masters122.753.54 Run, 3 days off
Run Maintenance Level 1Low volume, Masters123.254.255 Run, 2 days off
Run Maintenance Level 2Advanced athletes124.2556 Run, 1 day off
Run Maintenance Level 3Elite athletes125.2577 Run
Stride Academy Level 0Beginners, Masters644.54 Run, 2 Strength, 1 day off
Stride Academy Level 1Low volume, Masters64.755.55 Run, 2 Strength
Stride Academy Level 2Advanced athletes6676 Run, 2 Strength
Stride Academy Level 3Elite athletes678.57 Run, 2 Strength
High School Cross Country Level 0Beginners, Inter-sport123.545 Run, 2 days off
High School Cross Country Level 1Jr. Varsity124.2556 Run, 1 day off
High School Cross Country Level 2Intermediate, Varsity1256.56 Run, 1 day off
High School Cross Country Level 3Advanced, Varsity, Collegiate125.7577 Run
OCR Level 0Beginners, Masters933.753 Run, 2 Strength, 2 days off
OCR Level 1Low volume, Masters9454 Run, 2 Strength, 1 day off
OCR Level 2Advanced athletes95.56.754 Run, 3 Strength
OCR Level 3Elite athletes978.256 Run, 3 Strength