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Table 1 An overview over the differences between the pre-designed running schedules

From: Design of ProjectRun21: a 14-week prospective cohort study of the influence of running experience and running pace on running-related injury in half-marathoners

  The distance-based schedule The pace-based schedule The mixed schedule
Exposure Running experience Running pace Running experience and running pace
Total km 363 (hereof easy 363) 257 (hereof easy 203,7) 295,1 (hereof easy 274,6)
Km per week 25,9 18,4 21,1
Number of sessions 42 42 42
Distance per session 8,6 6,1 7
Intensive km (excl. Halfmarathon) 0 53,3 (submax 36,3, max 17) 20,5 (submax 10,5, max 10)
Intensive sessions (excl. Halfmaraton) 0 20 7
% intensive km 0% 21% 7%
Total expected training time in min. 1997 1378 1608
Expected training time per week in min. 142,6 98,5 114,8
Training time at:    
- Easy 1997 1120 1510
- Submax 0 182 53
- Max 0   45
  1. legend: Km = kilometers. Excl. = Exclusive. Submax = submaximal. Max = maximal. Min. = minutes