2025 Blackpool Festival of Running 5km: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Blackpool Festival of Running 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

Beginning and ending in Blackpool, the Blackpool Festival of Running 5km race invites participants to take part in a lively and inclusive event along the iconic promenade. As runners follow the flat and fast course, they'll be cheered on by spectators and treated to panoramic views of the Irish Sea. Known for its family-friendly atmosphere and festive vibe, this 5km race is a highlight of the festival, attracting runners of all backgrounds to celebrate the joy of running by the sea. Whether it's sprinting to the finish line or simply enjoying a leisurely jog, the Blackpool Festival of Running 5km promises a memorable race day experience for all who join in.

Date: 

Sat
Apr 26
2025

Location: 

Blackpool, United Kingdom

Distance

5.0km

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

32m

Number of participants: 

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How to train for Blackpool Festival of Running 5km: Blackpool Festival of Running 5km training plans for every runner

To train for Blackpool Festival of Running, 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 5km 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 5km training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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