Jack Daniels

Is a Pete Pfitz or Jack Daniels Marathon Plan Harder?

If you are looking for an advanced marathon training plan, Pfitz and Jack Daniels are two of the most popular options. They are often recommended to runners asking questions at /r/AdvancedRunning. Runners tend to find their way into one camp or the other. As a result, many runners lack a full understanding of the other […]

Why Did My Interval Workout Feel Too Easy?

In r/AdvancedRunning this week, I saw a question related to Jack Daniels’ Running Formula. I’m a fan of JD, and so I often answer these types of questions to help other runners better understand his training philosophy. It’s a good question to use to more fully explain how Jack Daniels’ training philosophy works, so I […]

Jack Daniels Marathon Training Plan: Pros and Cons of the 2Q Plan

If you’re planning for your next marathon, you might want to consider a Jack Daniels marathon training plan. The 2Q plan is challenging yet flexible, and it could be the right choice to push you to a new PR. There are a bunch of marathon training plans out there in books and on the internet, […]

Review of the 5k to 10k Training Plan in Jack Daniels Running Formula

If you’re training for a running event and looking for a good training plan, Jack Daniels’ Running Formula is usually a good place to look. The book includes a variety of plans for distances ranging from the mile up to the marathon. This particular review will focus on the 5k to 10k plan. I used […]

My Experience with Phase IV of Jack Daniels 5k-10k Plan

This spring, I’ve been training for a half marathon using the 5k-10k plan found in Jack Daniels’ book Running Formula. I’ve previously written about my experience in Phase II of the plan, as well as my experience with Phase III of the plan. My goal race is Sunday, and I’m through my last workout in […]

My Experience with Phase III of Jack Daniels 5k-10k Plan

I’m still working my way through my spring training block. I have two big races on my calendar. The first is a local 10k in early April and the second is a half marathon in Delaware towards the end of the month. I’ve been following the 60-70mpw 5k-10k plan in Jack Daniels’ Running Formula. I […]

My Experience with Phase II of Jack Daniels 5k-10k Plan

I’m currently in the middle of my spring training block. I’m targeting two key races – a large, local 10k at the beginning of April and a half marathon in Delaware towards the end of April. After my fall marathon, my goal was to work on my speed before returning to marathon training for another […]

Training for My First Marathon with Jack Daniels 2Q Plan

After I spent the spring training for a half, the plan was to continue to ramp up my mileage and prepare for a full marathon in the fall. The bad news is that life got busy in a variety of ways, and I stopped writing this blog for a while. I had hoped to write […]

Pros and Cons of a Jack Daniels Half Marathon Training Plan

Jack Daniels is a legendary running coach, and many runners look to him for advice on how to train. Jack Daniels half marathon training plans are rigorous training schedules that will get you in peak shape to cover 13.1 miles. If you’re looking for a training plan to help you prepare for a half marathon, […]

Training Explained: Jack Daniels Running Formula

Jack Daniels is an accomplished running coach, and his book, Jack Daniels Running Formula, is an excellent guide to training as a runner. The training plans in his book are geared towards very serious runners, but the science and training philosophy behind it can be applied to most people on the running spectrum. While you […]

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