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Training for a marathon on three running days is an effective strategy, but it also works well when you fill in the gaps with strength training and a low-impact cardio activity like cycling. Since your three running days all lie on the harder end of the effort scale, keep the cycling and strength workouts to an easy to moderate effort. That way, you won't miss recovery along the way and get into a chronically fatigued state by training too hard. As you put these workouts together, it will look a little something like this (his is a sample of a midseason phase, not the whole training plan):

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