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

Find out all you need to know about the Banff 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

The Banff Marathon is a spectacular running event held in the world-renowned Banff National Park, located in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, Canada. This marathon is celebrated for its stunningly scenic course, which offers runners breathtaking views of majestic mountains, pristine forests, and crystal-clear rivers. The event features both a full and a half marathon, catering to a wide range of running abilities, and is known for its environmentally friendly approach, taking great care to minimize the impact on the national park's delicate ecosystem. The Banff Marathon not only provides a challenging athletic endeavor but also an opportunity to experience the natural beauty and wildlife of one of Canada's most treasured national parks.

Date: 

Sun
Jun 16
2024

Location: 

Banff, Canada

Distance

42.2km

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

261

Number of participants: 

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

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

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

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