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Distance Walking Training Plan

13 Week Long Distance Walking - Training Program
   
13, 12 & 11 weeks before Event Weeks of Jan 9, Jan 16, Jan 23
(NOTE: check and/or buy shoes)
  2 x 30 mins walk, 1 x 2 hour walk. Full stretch after each walk. Easy pace.
9 & 10 weeks before Event  Weeks of Jan 30, Feb 6
Saturday or Sunday 3 hour walk easy pace and stretch
Monday Rest
Tuesday 1 hour walk - medium pace, stretch and any personal exercise
Wednesday Rest
Thursday 1 hour walk - medium pace, stretch and any personal exercise
Friday Rest
8 weeks before Event  Week of Feb 13
Saturday OR Sunday 4 hour walk - medium pace and stretch
Monday Rest
Tuesday 1 hour walk - faster pace, stretch and any personal exercise
Wednesday Rest
Thursday 1 hour walk - easy pace, stretch and any personal exercise
Friday Rest
7 weeks before Event  Week of Feb 20
 Saturday OR Sunday  5 hour walk and stretch
 Monday  Rest
 Tuesday  1 hour walk, stretch and any personal exercise
Wednesday Rest
Thursday 1 hour walk, stretch and any personal exercise
Friday Rest
6 weeks before Event  Week of Feb 27
 Saturday OR Sunday  6 hour walk and stretch
 Monday  Rest
 Tuesday  1 hour walk, stretch and any personal exercise
Wednesday Rest
Thursday 1 hour walk, stretch and any personal exercise
Friday Rest
5 weeks before Event   Week of Mar 6
 Saturday OR Sunday  7 hour walk and stretch
 Monday  Rest
 Tuesday  1 hour walk, stretch and any personal exercise
Wednesday Rest
Thursday 1 hour walk, stretch and any personal exercise
Friday Rest
3 & 4 weeks before Event  Week of Mar 13, Mar 20
 Saturday or Sunday  8 hour walk and stretch
 Monday  Rest
 Tuesday  1 hour walk, stretch and any personal exercise
Wednesday Rest
Thursday 1 hour walk, stretch and any personal exercise
Friday Rest
2 weeks before Event  Week of Mar 27
 Saturday  4 hour walk and stretch
 Sunday 10 hour walk and stretch
 Monday  Rest
 Tuesday  1 hour walk, stretch and any personal exercise
Wednesday Rest
Thursday 1 hour walk, stretch and any personal exercise
Friday Rest
1 week before Event  Week of Apr 3
 Saturday Rest
 Monday  Rest
 Tuesday  2 hour walk, stretch and any personal exercise
Wednesday Rest
Thursday 1 hour walk, stretch and any personal exercise
Friday Rest