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

Find out all you need to know about the Beachy Head 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

The Beachy Head Half Marathon, a shorter counterpart to the renowned Beachy Head Marathon, is an off-road race set in the stunning South Downs National Park near Eastbourne, on the southern coast of England. This challenging event takes runners through some of the most picturesque landscapes in the UK, including rolling hills, lush greenery, and parts of the iconic coastal cliffs like Beachy Head and the Seven Sisters. The half marathon distance offers a more accessible yet still demanding challenge, attracting a broad range of participants, from seasoned trail runners to those new to off-road running. Participants in the Beachy Head Half Marathon are treated to breathtaking views and a friendly, supportive atmosphere, making it a memorable experience for all involved.

Date: 

Sun
Oct 27
2024

Location: 

Eastbourne, United Kingdom

Distance

21.1km

Elevation profile: 

Hilly

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

488

Number of participants: 

How to train for Beachy Head Half Marathon: Beachy Head Half Marathon training plans for every runner

To train for Beachy Head 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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