2023 Grand Rapids Half Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Grand Rapids Half 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 Grand Rapids Half Marathon is a part of the larger Grand Rapids Marathon event held annually in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The half marathon attracts a broad range of runners, from seasoned athletes seeking to set personal records to beginners aiming to complete their first long-distance race. The course offers participants a scenic view of Grand Rapids, taking them through parks, alongside the Grand River, and through various neighborhoods, allowing them to experience the city’s charm and beauty as they compete. This event, along with the full marathon, emphasizes sustainability and community engagement, making it not just a race, but also an occasion that brings people together for fitness, fun, and philanthropy.

Date: 

Sun
Oct 15
2023

Location: 

Grand Rapids, United States

Distance

21.1km

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

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How to train for Grand Rapids Half Marathon: Grand Rapids Half Marathon training plans for every runner

To train for Grand Rapids Half 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.

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Grand Rapids Half Marathon FAQ: All you need to know about the Grand Rapids Half Marathon

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