2023 Cal-Neva Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Cal-Neva 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 Cal-Neva Marathon in Lake Tahoe is a unique race experience that transcends state borders, taking runners on a journey through both California and Nevada during the course of the marathon. Set against the stunning backdrop of Lake Tahoe, one of North America's largest alpine lakes, participants are treated to panoramic views of its shimmering blue waters and the surrounding snow-capped mountains. The marathon provides a diverse terrain, combining lakeside paths with elevation changes of the Sierra Nevada mountains, making it a challenging yet rewarding endeavor. As a testament to its appeal, the Cal-Neva Marathon draws enthusiasts from all over, eager to run in the beauty of two states in one race.

Date: 

Sat
Oct 14
2023

Location: 

Lake Tahoe, United States

Distance

42.2km

Elevation profile: 

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Website: 

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Elevation gain: 

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Number of participants: 

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How to train for Cal-Neva Marathon: Cal-Neva Marathon training plans for every runner

To train for Cal-Neva Marathon, 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 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 Marathon training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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