I am three weeks into my training for Sept. 17 Philadelphia Distance Run (13.1M). So I have been looking at the charts, etc. from RunCoach. I guess that this is open for discussion. I looked at the pie chart ("Actual") to look at my distances (summary -- 1-5; 5-10; greater than 10M). I noticed that for the pie chart does look at the number of weeks that I actual have trained starting at the beginning date that I previous set in my training program, which makes sense. But for "Plan" it takes the total number of weeks of the created schedule. Although it does give you a goal for your completed training schedule it is not useful for comparing your actual distances to your planned distances at that point of time. For me it makes sense to use the number of weeks that were used for the pie chart ("Actual"). This probably would have the same "problem" for any "Actual" of any pie charts. But of course, I am not sure that if this is an easy modification or not.
What you say makes sense but I wonder how much the plan would deviate. On something like a 16 week marasthon plan, you might have 90% easy/long and 10% speed or moderate. Then, as you progress, it may get to something like 30% long, 55% easy, and 15% hard.
OTOH, an established runner using a 10-12 week plan for maybe a 10k probably would maintain a fairly even percentage throughout the plan.
It's a great suggestion and being a numbers geek, I'd like it to see the pie chart use plan weeks at current point instead of the whole plan.
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