2023 BHM26.2 Half Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the BHM26.2 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 BHM26.2 Half Marathon is a 13.1-mile race typically held in Birmingham, Alabama, often as a part of the larger BHM26.2 Marathon event. The half marathon course usually features a diverse range of settings, from bustling city streets to quieter neighborhoods, providing runners with a balanced and enjoyable experience of Birmingham. The event appeals to a wide array of participants, from seasoned long-distance runners to individuals taking on their first half marathon. With its strong community involvement, well-organized setup, and focus on runner support, the BHM26.2 Half Marathon has gained recognition as a standout event in the local and regional running scenes.

Date: 

Sun
Oct 1
2023

Location: 

Birmingham, United States

Distance

21.1km / 13.1mi

Elevation profile: 

Moderate

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

214m /

Number of participants: 

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How to train for BHM26.2 Half Marathon: BHM26.2 Half Marathon 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.

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

With Runna, your running coaching app, you get a personalized Half 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 Half Marathon training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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