2023 BHM26.2 5km: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the BHM26.2 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 BHM26.2 5K is a 3.1-mile race that is often part of the larger BHM26.2 Marathon and Half Marathon event series in Birmingham, Alabama. Designed to be accessible to participants of all ages and skill levels, the 5K course often covers a mix of city streets and scenic areas, providing a quick yet enjoyable tour of Birmingham. The event is popular among families, local community members, and those new to organized running, serving as a welcoming introduction to the sport. With its inclusive atmosphere and emphasis on community wellness, the BHM26.2 5K has become a cherished local event that encourages both residents and visitors to engage in physical activity.

Date: 

Sun
Oct 1
2023

Location: 

Birmingham, United States

Distance

5km

Elevation profile: 

Moderate

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

38

Number of participants: 

How to train for BHM26.2 5km: BHM26.2 5km training plans for every runner

To train for BHM26.2, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

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  • 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.

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BHM26.2 5km FAQ: All you need to know about the BHM26.2 5km

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