2024 Leeds Half Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Leeds 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 Leeds Half Marathon is a prestigious and highly anticipated event on the UK's running calendar, taking thousands of participants through the bustling city center of Leeds. Renowned for its vibrant atmosphere, the course starts in the heart of the city and leads runners out onto its wide, open roads for a truly atmospheric race experience. The event appeals to a wide range of runners, from elite athletes chasing fast times to charity fundraisers and first-time half marathoners. As one of the cornerstones of the city's sporting events, the Leeds Half Marathon not only offers a challenging route but also a chance to experience the best of Yorkshire's camaraderie and support from local residents and spectators.

Date: 

Sun
May 12
2024

Location: 

Leeds, United Kingdom

Distance

21.1km

Elevation profile: 

Moderate

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

315m

Number of participants: 

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How to train for Leeds Half Marathon: Leeds Half Marathon training plans for every runner

To train for Leeds Half 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 Half 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 Half Marathon training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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