2024 Cairns Marathon McDonald's Half Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Cairns Marathon McDonald's 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 Cairns Marathon, featuring the McDonald's Half Marathon, is a notable running event held in Cairns, Australia. Renowned for its scenic route, the marathon showcases the natural beauty of the region, passing through tropical landscapes and offering views of the Great Barrier Reef. The McDonald's Half Marathon, a highlight of the event, attracts a diverse mix of local and international runners, ranging from competitive athletes to fitness enthusiasts. This event not only promotes health and fitness but also fosters community spirit, with a lively atmosphere and strong local support.

Date: 

Sun
Jul 14
2024

Location: 

Cairns, Australia

Distance

21.1km

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

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How to train for Cairns Marathon McDonald's Half Marathon: Cairns Marathon McDonald's Half Marathon training plans for every runner

To train for Cairns Marathon McDonald's Half Marathon, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

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Having a plan will also help with accountability, meaning that you can focus purely on improving your running game.

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