2024 Cairo Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Cairo 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 Cairo Marathon offers participants an opportunity to experience the unique blend of ancient history and contemporary urban life in one of the world's most fascinating cities. The course winds through the streets of Cairo, passing by historic monuments, bustling marketplaces, and offering views of the majestic Nile River. Ideal for experienced marathoners and first-time participants alike, the race provides a challenging yet rewarding experience set against the backdrop of Cairo's unparalleled historical and cultural significance. The Cairo Marathon is more than just a race; it's an opportunity to connect with the heart of Egypt and the spirit of its people in an unforgettable running event.

Date: 

Fri
Mar 1
2024

Location: 

Cairo, Egypt

Distance

42.2km

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

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Elevation gain: 

Number of participants: 

How to train for Cairo Marathon: Cairo Marathon training plans for every runner

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

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  • 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 Marathon training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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Cairo Marathon FAQ: All you need to know about the Cairo Marathon

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