2024 Australian Outback 6km: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Australian Outback 6km – including how to choose the best training plan to get race-ready and set a new personal best.

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About the event

The Australian Outback 6k is a captivating race that winds through one of the planet's most iconic and remote landscapes. Runners from across the world are drawn to this shorter distance race, which is part of the Australian Outback Marathon event, as it allows participants to immerse themselves in the stark beauty of the Australian desert, with the stunning Uluru and Kata Tjuta formations providing a breathtaking backdrop. Despite its shorter distance, the 6k challenges participants with its rugged desert terrain, while also making the incredible experience of running in such a unique location accessible to people with various running abilities and experiences. The race isn't just a physical journey but a spiritual adventure through the ancient and awe-inspiring Australian outback.

Date: 

Sat
Jul 27
2024

Location: 

Petermann, Australia

Distance

6.0km

Elevation profile: 

Moderate

Website: 

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How to train for Australian Outback 6km: Australian Outback 6km training plans for every runner

To train for Australian Outback 6km, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

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  • Helps you manage your recovery and nutrition

Having a plan will also help with accountability, meaning that you can focus purely on improving your running game.

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