Pfitz Marathon Training Plans Explained: Everything You Need to Know

A group of runners in a marathon. Here's what you need to know to follow a Pfitz marathon training plan.

Pfitz marathon training plans are a popular option among serious runners. They are challenging, and they’ll help you get to the next level. But they’re also scaled to various levels. So you can pick a plan that matches up with your current level of experience. The plans are not a good choice for beginners. But … Read more

Is a Pete Pfitz or Jack Daniels Marathon Plan Harder?

Two people lined up for a race. Let's compare marathon training plans.

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 … Read more

Pfitzinger Half Marathon Plan: Pros and Cons of Pete’s Training

A man finishing his race strong after following a Pete Pfitzinger half marathon plan.

Looking for a training schedule to get you through 13.1 miles and hit a new PR? Here’s an overview of the Pete Pfitzinger half marathon plan, along with some guidance on whether or not they’ll work for you. Pete is an accomplished distance runner who went on to study exercise science and write several books … Read more