Member Question:I have in my schedule over the next year to do a full marathon on December 10th, a half-mary in late November (as a training run), and IMAZ on April 15th, 2007. It's a very ambitious goal, I know, but I have no doubt that I can do it. I have a decent bike and running base (80-100mpw and 12-15mpw respectively). I have a training program for the IM that officially kicks off in late October (24 weeks), so I have up until then to build more base and add in swimming.
My question is this: How should I go about training for the marathon while also building base in the other two events? Currently, I have it worked out to where I run three times a week, bike three times a week, and will add swimming two times a week here in the next month. But doing this seems like it's causing me to break the 10% rule in running. [.....]