2024 Banff Half Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Banff Half Marathon – 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

Taking place in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, the Banff Half Marathon invites runners to experience a 21.0975-kilometer (13.1 miles) journey through the scenic landscapes of Banff National Park. The course winds through this UNESCO World Heritage Site, offering unparalleled views of rugged mountains, sweeping valleys, and pristine wilderness. Ideal for nature lovers and running enthusiasts alike, this race combines the thrill of long-distance running with the awe-inspiring beauty of one of Canada's most cherished natural areas. The Banff Half Marathon is not just a race; it's an opportunity to connect with nature, challenge personal limits, and enjoy a unique running experience in a world-class destination.

Date: 

Sun
Jun 16
2024

Location: 

Banff, Canada

Distance

21.1km

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

127

Number of participants: 

How to train for Banff Half Marathon: Banff Half Marathon training plans for every runner

To train for Banff Half Marathon, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

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  • Automatically adjusts your mileage and types of runs to help you perform at your best
  • Incorporates deloads and strength training
  • 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.

Check out our personalized Half Marathon training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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