A good marathon training plan will get you to the starting line in the best fitness and the most rested state possible. A good training plan means hard work without over training. The organisers of boston marathon provide all their runners with a detailed 16 weeks marathon training plan.
Details of Boston Marathon training plan.
For the veteran runners they are advised to run weekly mileage of between 60-70 miles while the rookie runners 40-60 miles.
A typical weekly workout should be like this
Monday – rest day
Tuesday – Interval running 8-10 miles
Wednesday – Road running 5 – 8 miles
Thursday – Tempo run 8 – 11 miles
Friday – Road running 4 – 7 miles
Saturday – Easy run 6 – 9 miles
Sunday – The long run 13 – 16 miles
Runners can downlaod a full detailed plan at boston athletics association