Table 1. Training protocol of children who trained to walk the Boston Marathon.
Week Miles/Week 4 Days/Week
(miles.day-1)
5 Days/Week
(miles.day-1)
1 to 2 10 2.5 2
3 to 4 12 3 2.4
5 to 7 16 4 3.2
8 17 4.3 3.4
9 22 5.5 4.4
10 to 11 27 6.8 5.4
12 19* 4.8 3.8
† Days/week trained was weather dependent
* Tapered in training the week before the Boston Marathon