Training Programs by BUPA

These are the most popular training programs by BUPA

BUPA is a British health care group primarily known for its private health insurance products.

Alongside their product offerings their website provides useful and insightful information about staying in good health.

This includes a series of training programs for people looking to get out the door to start running.

If you are a coach you can share these programs with your clients. Can not find a program that suits you? Not a problem - create your own.

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Beginner programme

Beginner programme (10k)

8 weeks Easy

This program is for you if you’re new to running and would like to train for a 10km (6 mile) run. To make the most of this programme, you should be able to run / walk 5km (3 miles) in less than 40 minutes, and you may have already completed the beginner 5km programme.

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Beginner programme

Beginner programme (Half Marathon)

12 weeks Easy

This program is for you if it’s the first time you’ve run a half marathon or if it’s been some time since you ran any longer distances. To get the most out of it, you should be able to run 3 miles (5km) in under 40 minutes – you may have completed one of the other beginner training programmes.

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Advanced programme

Advanced programme (10k)

12 weeks Medium

This program is for you if you consider yourself to be an advanced runner. You will have already completed 10km (6 miles) races before, perhaps following the Bupa beginner and intermediate training programmes.

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Advanced programme

Advanced programme (Half Marathon)

12 weeks Medium

This program is for you if you consider yourself to be an advanced runner. You may have already completed half marathon (13.1 miles / 21km) races before, or possibly a 10km (6 miles) or 10 mile (16km) race, perhaps following the Bupa beginner and intermediate training programmes.

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Beginner programme

Beginner programme (Marathon)

16 weeks Easy

This programme is for beginner runners who would like to train for a marathon. The programme is for you if it’s the first time you’ve run a marathon, or a long time since you ran any longer distances. To get the most out of it, you should already be able to run at least 5km, and ideally 10km, comfortably.

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Intermediate programme

Intermediate programme (Marathon)

16 weeks Medium

This programme is for you if you consider yourself to be a more developed runner. You may have already completed marathon races before, or possibly a half marathon race.

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Intermediate programme

Intermediate programme (10k)

8 weeks Easy

This program is for you if you have already done a race of 10km (6 miles) or longer and would like to improve your time. It uses long runs so you can be confident you’ll be able to cover the distance, and tempo and speed work to increase your pace.

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