alsoran runners Don Oliver's
2017 Comrades 
Training Programme

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Nikki Campbell and Don Oliver
Nikki Campbell and Don Oliver taking time out during a club training run

Don originally wrote his training programme for the runners of the Western Province but it soon became clear that there is a demand for a similar programme for runners based in Gauteng.  To this end, Don decided to adjust his WP programme and  he now provides a Gauteng  'flavoured' programme for those runners.

If you are from elsewhere in the country or from overseas, you can use either of the training programmes as a guide.  You will need to substitute Don's specified race with a local race in your area.

Click on either of these links for the desired programme.  Please note the programmes below run from August 2016 to May 2017

Don's Western Province Programme Don's Central Gauteng Programme
NEW:  Don's Race Day Tips
May 2017May 2017
April 2017April 2017
March 2017March 2017
February 2017February 2017
January 2017January 2017
December 2016December 2016
November 2016November 2016
October 2016October 2016
September 2016September 2016
August 2016 August 2016

Best of luck for the 2017 Comrades Up Run and become a winner in all you do.

Don Oliver
Cape Town

Don's 2009 Training Programme
Don's 2010 Training Programme
Don's 2011 Training Programme
Don's 2012 Training Programme
Don's 2013 Training Programme
Don's 2014 Training Programme
Don's 2015 Training Programme
Don's 2016 Training Programme

Key words: Comrades Marathon trainining programme, ultra marathons
Internal links: Down run, Up run
External links: Official Comrades Marathon website

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