2024 Einstein Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Einstein 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

Starting in the heart of Ulm, the marathon route offers a scenic tour of the city, including its ancient city walls, picturesque riverside paths, and views of the iconic Ulm Minster, the tallest church in the world. The course is relatively flat, making it accessible for first-time marathoners while still providing a challenge for seasoned runners. With around 15,000 participants, the atmosphere is vibrant, filled with energy and camaraderie, as runners from various backgrounds come together to share in this unique athletic and cultural experience. The race concludes with a festive finish line back in the city center, where runners can celebrate their accomplishments with family and friends at a post-race festival featuring local food, music, and entertainment.

Date: 

Sun
Sep 29
2024

Location: 

Ulm, Germany

Distance

42.2km / 26.2mi

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

m /

Number of participants: 

15000

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

To train for Einstein 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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Einstein Marathon FAQ: All you need to know about the Einstein Marathon

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