2024 Charleston 5km: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Charleston 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 Charleston 5K is part of the larger Charleston Marathon event series, providing an accessible entry point for runners and walkers of all ages and skill levels. The race usually takes place in January and covers a shorter, but still scenic, route through Charleston's historic streets and neighborhoods. This event attracts a wide variety of participants, from families and first-time racers to those using the 5K as a warm-up for longer races. With a focus on community involvement, the Charleston 5K is often highlighted by local entertainment and post-race festivities, making it a vibrant and memorable experience.

Date: 

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Jan 20
2024

Location: 

Charleston, United States

Distance

5km

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

To train for Charleston 5km, 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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