2024 Banja Luka Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Banja Luka 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 Banja Luka Marathon is a prominent running event held in the vibrant city of Banja Luka, the second largest city in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Known for its scenic course that offers runners picturesque views of the city and its surrounding natural beauty, the marathon is a celebration of athletic endurance and community spirit. Attracting participants from around the globe, the event encapsulates the harmonious blend of cultural heritage and modern-day Banja Luka, making it a must-run for both professional marathoners and passionate amateurs. The Banja Luka Marathon, beyond its athletic appeal, stands as a symbol of unity and camaraderie, bringing together people through the transformative power of sport.

Date: 

Sun
Sep 29
2024

Location: 

Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Distance

42.2km / 26.2mi

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

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Number of participants: 

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How to train for Banja Luka Marathon: Banja Luka Marathon training plans for every runner

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

Runna offers running training plans for every runner and goal out there.

With Runna, your running coaching app, you get a personalized Marathon training plan that:

  • Structures your week and sets out all sessions for you
  • 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 Marathon training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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