2023 Death Valley Trail Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Death Valley Trail 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 Death Valley Marathon is an extraordinary race that takes place in one of the most extreme environments on Earth—Death Valley National Park. Known for its challenging conditions, the marathon offers a unique blend of arid desert landscapes, high elevations, and temperature extremes. This race is not for the faint-hearted; participants often undergo rigorous training to prepare for the taxing physical demands of the course. Despite its harshness, the Death Valley Marathon attracts endurance athletes from around the world, seeking to conquer the elements and complete one of the toughest marathons out there.

Date: 

Sat
Dec 2
2023

Location: 

Death Valley, United States

Distance

42.2km

Elevation profile: 

Hilly

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

Number of participants: 

250

How to train for Death Valley Trail Marathon: Death Valley Trail Marathon training plans for every runner

To train for Death Valley Trail 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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