2023 Charlotte Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Charlotte 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 Charlotte Marathon, scheduled for November 4, 2023, is a prominent long-distance running event that offers a full marathon with a moderate level of difficulty. Set in the bustling city of Charlotte, North Carolina, the race attracts a healthy turnout, with an expected 1,200 participants for this year's event. The course showcases the city's diverse landscapes, mixing urban and scenic views, while offering a variety of elevations to challenge runners of all skill levels. Given its sizable attendance and well-organized nature, the Charlotte Marathon has established itself as a must-run event for those seeking to experience the thrills of marathon running in the American Southeast.

Date: 

Sat
Nov 4
2023

Location: 

Charlotte, United States

Distance

42.2km

Elevation profile: 

Moderate

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

m

Number of participants: 

1200

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

To train for Charlotte 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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