2024 Beat The Sunset 5km: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Beat The Sunset 5km – 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 Beat The Sunset 5Km Road Race is a thrilling, time-sensitive running event where participants race against the fading light to finish before the sun sets. This unique concept adds an extra layer of excitement to the traditional 5K race, as runners push their pace not just to achieve personal bests, but also to beat the twilight deadline. Set along a scenic route, the event often starts in the late afternoon, providing a beautiful backdrop as the sky changes hues, enhancing the experience for runners and spectators alike. The race concludes with a celebratory atmosphere as the sun dips below the horizon, marking a victorious end for all who outpaced the nightfall.

Date: 

Sun
Jul 28
2024

Location: 

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom

Distance

5.0km

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

20

Number of participants: 

How to train for Beat The Sunset 5km: Beat The Sunset 5km training plans for every runner

To train for Beat The Sunset 5km, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

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  • 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 5km training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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Beat The Sunset 5km FAQ: All you need to know about the Beat The Sunset 5km

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