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Where does a beginner start their Comrades Marathon Training?

In this episode of Ask Coach Parry, we have a Comrades Marathon training question Kate Theron. She said “Hi coach. I would like to start training for Comrades 2016. I saw on the website that you have a programme posted for finishers that you can recommend beginners modify a bit.” Could you maybe tell her how she could modify that programme so that she can start from the beginning? Thanks so much, Kate.

Can I go from couch to Comrades Marathon?

LINDSEY PARRY:  Okay, what is even better is that on the run-talk SA websites, we have actually got a programme that is a 21 kilometers for beginners, so it is basically from 0 to 21 kilometers.

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