I've created the training plan below for this Half-Ironman (HIM). It's interesting that my 20 week plan starts on January 4th. 2016 will be a busy year. I created the plan from a previous plan I made for the 2013 Augusta Ironman 70.3. I finished that race in just under 5 hours. Race conditions that year were perfect. The famous Augusta Savannah River swim with the swift current and low humidity on the bike and run compared to previous years made for fast finish times for everyone.
The plan is 20 weeks in duration. As the weeks progress the hours of training increase. There are three recovery weeks inserted at weeks five, ten, and fourteen. Past experience has shown that due to my work schedule I've only been able to complete about 75% of my planned training. This time I'm gonna to be more resolute. That means I can't sleep in and I can't put things off. I'm not liking this already!
|20 week chart of training plan hours|
|Weeks 1 through 7|
|Weeks 8 through 12|
|Weeks 13 through 16|
|Weeks 17 through 20|
Thanks for reading.