This marathon plan features 3 quality workouts per week. Absolutely no junk mileage included! These workouts are interesting, efficient and will give you a marathon PR. Mileage total starts at 18 miles in first week and maxes out at 40 miles in week 17. Also included is an accurate test and directions on how to find your appropriate training paces. Geared towards first time marathoners who want to train smart and make the most of their training miles.