Marathon PERSONAL BEST Training Plans

Are you ready to step up your training for the CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon?

Coach Matt Ebersole has worked with thousands of runners of all abilities and aspirations to help them run their first or best half and full marathons, win the CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, qualify for the Boston Marathon, and qualify for the Olympic Trials. Matt’s coaching can help you get faster, pursue new challenges, or simply have more fun running. 

Our Marathon PERSONAL BEST Training Plans include:

  • Scientifically sound and performance-proven workouts created by Coach Matt Ebersole

  • TrainingPeaks software as the interface for workouts

  • Weekly videos posted to help explain the upcoming training week

  • Access to additional videos addressing broader training and racing issues with deeper explanations

The 18-week Marathon PERSONAL BEST Training Plan is $40 and kicks off in early July, but you can join at any time.

Select the base plan that’s right for you based on your goals and current comfort level:

Marathon Training
Base Plans 

Current Comfort Levels*

Primary Goals

Runs per Week

Miles per Week

Long Run Miles


Having fun and finishing





Being challenged and improving 





Maximizing performance




*Plans will offer ranges to accommodate your current fitness level

After you purchase your PERSONAL BEST Training Plan, you will receive a private link to set up your TrainingPeaks account. Your plans will be posted on your free TrainingPeaks account to give you workout details on a training log platform. 

Coach Ebersole will explain the “how” and “why” for each workout in the weekly videos. Additional instructional videos will be posted along the way on other topics of interest.

Sample day as posted on TrainingPeaks:

Sample VIDEO from Coach Ebersole.

PERSONAL BEST Training Plans are non-refundable. You should consult your physician or other health care professional before starting this or any other fitness program or training plan to determine if it is right for your needs. Do not start this training plan if your physician or health care provider advises against it. If you experience faintness, dizziness, pain, or shortness of breath at any time while exercising you should stop immediately. Please contact us at with any questions or concerns.

Price: $40.00