2023 Columbia Gorge Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Columbia Gorge 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 Columbia Gorge Marathon is a prestigious running event that takes place in the stunning Columbia River Gorge area of Oregon and Washington. Runners are treated to a scenic and challenging course that winds through the gorge, offering breathtaking views of lush forests, cascading waterfalls, and the majestic Columbia River. This marathon is known for its elevation changes, making it a test of endurance and determination. The event typically includes a half marathon option as well, providing an opportunity for runners of varying skill levels to participate and savor the natural beauty of the Columbia Gorge.

Date: 

Sun
Oct 22
2023

Location: 

Hood River, United States

Distance

42.2km

Elevation profile: 

Moderate

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

573

Number of participants: 

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How to train for Columbia Gorge Marathon: Columbia Gorge Marathon training plans for every runner

To train for Columbia Gorge 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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