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This plan is designed for those who are training for the Hat Trick (the 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon) at the Runner’s World Half & Festival in Bethlehem. It is ideal for those who have been running consistently for several years and who regularly log an average of 20 to 30 miles per week. It’s geared for those who may have finished a half marathon and now want to finish faster. It features 2 or 3 days of rest and 4 or 5 days of running each week. The plan features hill work to build your leg and lung strength, and to prepare you for the inclines and descents that you’ll face in the race. You’ll also do mile repeats to boost your stamina and plenty of half marathon goal-pace miles to help you easily get into rhythm on race day. There’s a long run each week, which starts at 7 miles in week one and peaks at 13 miles. The plan also includes notes about the Bethlehem course. To prepare runners for the rigors of running the 5K, 10K, and half marathon within 24 hours, the plan includes five "doubles," or back-to-back quality workouts. The plan also includes tips to help runners prepare for the fueling, logistic, and recovery needs that go along with racing in 3 events in 2 days.