2024 Great West Run Half Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Great West Run 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

Starting from the Exeter Arena, the Great West Run Half Marathon unfolds through the historic city of Exeter, guiding runners past its ancient landmarks, along picturesque country lanes, and back through vibrant city streets. The course is designed to challenge and inspire, with a blend of flat sections, gentle hills, and cheering crowds to motivate participants. This event attracts runners of all abilities, from elite athletes to first-time half marathoners, making it a community highlight that embodies the spirit of Exeter. Beyond the finish line, participants enjoy a sense of achievement and camaraderie, along with the opportunity to explore the rich culture and hospitality of this charming city.

Date: 

Sun
May 26
2024

Location: 

Exeter, United Kingdom

Distance

21.1km

Elevation profile: 

Moderate

Website: 

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Elevation gain: 

248

Number of participants: 

How to train for Great West Run Half Marathon: Great West Run Half Marathon training plans for every runner

To train for Great West Run, 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 Half Marathon training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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