2016 Buffalo Marathon Training Plans


2016 Buffalo Half-Marathon Training Plans


We are pleased to announce that we have partnered with Vicki Mitchell, Director of Track & Field/Cross Country for University at Buffalo. Vicki will be blogging in the weeks leading up to the Marathon about such topics as training and nutrition as well as many others. She will also be providing a beginner, intermediated and advanced training plans for both the Marathon and Half Marathon.

 

Vicki is a distinguished athlete and international competitor, Vicki competed in the 1996 US Olympic Trials in the 10,000 run. She made her marathon debut at the 1999 Hong Kong Marathon, where she qualified for the 2000 US Olympic Marathon Trials. In 2001, she was invited to join the Fila Discovery USA training program, a program designed to develop American distance runners into elite marathon athletes able to compete with the best in the world. She has been a member of five USA national teams, including the 1993 World University Games and 1998 IAAF World Road Race Championship in Manaus, Brazil.