How to choose the right Comrades Marathon Training programme for you

There are various Comrades Marathon training programmes to choose from but the million dollar question is how do you choose the right one for you?

A lot of runners tend to follow a faster Comrades Marathon training programme almost as a safety net for them, to ensure they finish within their time goal.

For example, someone thinking that they will aim for a Comrades Marathon finishers or Vic Clapham medal but to really make sure that they do finish, they follow the bronze medal Comrades Marathon training programme.

Similarly someone may follow the Bill Rowan Comrades Marathon training programme when they are hoping to run a sub 11 hour Comrades Marathon and should be on the bronze programme.

Today’s big question on the Ask Coach Parry Podcast is how does one go about choosing the right Comrades Marathon training programme?