But where I'm stumbling is that this plan is based on the needs of a triathlon, and may not match the needs of a marathon. I thought about following a 20wk half-iron plan and switching the run training to that for a full iron, but I still don't think that's right. I'd rather do a 20wk half-iron training plan for a half-iron that's 20wks away, and figure out the run stuff in parallel.
So I've got a bit of work cut out for me. I managed to find a 16wk marathon plan on the Runner's World site that interests me. And if I remember correctly, when the marathon is 16wks away, the first half-iron is 20wks away. If that's the case, I think I could simply (?) replace the run training in the tri plan with the marathon plan. I'll have to see how that works out.
Anyone out there have any thoughts or recommendations?