2023 Boulderthon 5km: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Boulderthon 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 Boulderthon 5k is the shortest race in the Boulderthon event series, making it a great introduction for those new to running or looking for a quick, fun challenge. Set in the picturesque city of Boulder, Colorado, the 5k course offers a variety of terrains and scenic vistas, including views of the famous Flatirons. With a relatively flat and fast route, this race is ideal for both competitive runners aiming for personal bests and families looking for a communal fitness experience. Participants in the Boulderthon 5k can expect a vibrant atmosphere, replete with cheering spectators and post-race festivities.

Date: 

Sat
Oct 7
2023

Location: 

Boulder, United States

Distance

5km

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

Number of participants: 

How to train for Boulderthon 5km: Boulderthon 5km training plans for every runner

To train for Boulderthon, 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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Boulderthon 5km FAQ: All you need to know about the Boulderthon 5km

What is the Boulderthon 5km?

Boulderthon 5km distance: How long is the Boulderthon 5km?

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How can I prepare for the 2023 Boulderthon 5km?

How do I choose the right training plan for the 2023 Boulderthon 5km?

How can I register for the Boulderthon 5km?

If you are an official race organiser with any questions about this page, please get in touch: races@runna.com

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