Originally Posted by sean richard
Shnae this is set up as a 26 week program peaking at race week. would a person use this template year round or only as a lead up to a event?
Probably not, only as a lead up to an event.
If not training for an event I think you should focus on shorter distance endurance (5-10k), hiking ability, and some basic lifting for injury prevention and strength. It can't be good for you to do that much volume all year round.