McMillan Running Training Plans

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Available for the first time, Coach Greg McMillan has released his full library of training plans with programs available for every distance between 800 meters and the marathon.

You can now train using the comprehensive McMillan Training System that has led Coach McMillan to become one of the most successful and respected coaches on the planet.

His programs not only get you fit enough to achieve your goals but will keep you injury-free and will build a belief in yourself that you can indeed become the runner you dream you can be.

Order your plan today to start training with the coach who Amby Burfoot of Runner's World calls "one of the smartest and best distance-running coaches in America."

What You Get:

McMillan Training Plans include:

  • Training Paces for every workout using the World-Famous McMillan Running Calculator
  • Scientifically-based, and proven training plan to help you reach your goal
  • Coach’s Notes direct from Coach Greg McMillan with insights and motivation to get you on the right path
  • Built-in prehab routines (core, strength, mobility, etc.) to keep you healthy
  • The perfect balance of training stress and recovery to optimize your performance gains so you can reach your full potential
Don't know which plan to choose? Let us recommend the right plan for you! Click below for our Training Plan Recommendation tool.
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Race Plans

If you have an upcoming race, you can choose one of our race-specific plans based on your race distance.

Preparatory Plans

There will be times throughout the year when you are in-between training plans, whether it’s because you have a few weeks until your race-specific plan begins or you are coming back from taking some time off. These preparatory plans can help you build (or rebuild) fitness or work on improving a specific ability before starting a race-specific plan.

What Runners Are Saying

"I felt like I had wings. The plan has been so easy to follow. I have been injury-free now and couldn't be happier. THANK YOU!" - Julie B


"Just want to say thanks- I PR'd at my half-marathon this weekend. That means I have now PR'd at every distance from 5k to marathon since I began using the McMillan training program." – Mary M


"As a new runner, I had no idea how to get started. Thank you for a fun program that keeps me motivated and improving. I never thought of my self as a 'runner' but now I do!" - Pam L


"At 67 years old, and my 14th marathon, this was my most comfortable and even paced marathon ever. I will recommend your program highly!" – John V


"Another huge PR thanks to your plan! Couldn't have done it without the confidence of your plan! Thanks again and I will be back for Boston this spring!" – Katie K.