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

Find out all you need to know about the Detroit 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

Scheduled for October 15, 2023, the Detroit Marathon features a flat 26.2-mile course and is expected to host a surprisingly intimate field of around 100 participants. This small size offers a unique opportunity for a more personalized and less crowded marathon experience, making it easier to find your rhythm and maintain a consistent pace. Despite its smaller size, the event is well-organized, featuring well-stocked aid stations and support along the course. Whether you're a seasoned marathoner looking for a low-key but well-executed event, or a first-timer who prefers a less crowded setting for your marathon debut, the Detroit Marathon promises an intimate yet professional race day experience.

Date: 

Sun
Oct 15
2023

Location: 

Detroit, United States

Distance

42.2km

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

Number of participants: 

100

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

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

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  • 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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