Training for a marathon, or any endurance event, has three phases. Each phase is distinctly different the other, but dependent on the one before, and after, for getting ready for a marathon successfully.

The three training phases, are roughly a “trimester” in length.
Trimester 1: Base PTA
Trimester 2: Build
Trimester 3: LSD/Taper

Sunday Clinic talks by Dr. Scaff and volunteers will guide you with what to do, and what to not do, as we get ready for the Marathon week-by-week.

And, by the way, there is a fourth phase:

Trimester 4: Recovery (and sign up for next year’s marathon)