2023 Detroit 5km: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Detroit 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 Detroit Marathon on October 15, 2023, offers a 5km race with a flat course, making it an inviting option for runners of all skill levels. This 3.1-mile race is part of the broader, well-organized Detroit Marathon event and includes amenities such as well-stocked aid stations and supportive crowds. The flat course is ideal for beginners looking to complete their first organized race, families looking for a fitness activity to enjoy together, or experienced runners targeting a new 5km personal best. With its top-notch organization and inclusive atmosphere, the Detroit Marathon's 5km race is designed to provide a rewarding and enjoyable experience for all participants.

Date: 

Sat
Oct 14
2023

Location: 

Detroit, United States

Distance

5km

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

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Number of participants: 

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

To train for Detroit 5km, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

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  • 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 5km training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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Detroit 5km FAQ: All you need to know about the Detroit 5km

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If you are an official race organiser with any questions about this page, please get in touch: races@runna.com

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