2024 McDonald's Townsville Running Festival 10km: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the McDonald's Townsville Running Festival 10km – 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 7News 10k Classic in the McDonald's Townsville Running Festival provides runners with a fast-paced and scenic 10-kilometer experience in Townsville. The course, known for being flat and conducive to quick times, winds through the city’s attractive landscapes, offering participants a mix of urban and natural beauty. This race is suitable for a range of runners, from those aiming for a personal best to those enjoying a more leisurely run. The 7News 10k Classic is a celebration of running and community, bringing together athletes and spectators in one of Australia’s most charming coastal cities.

Date: 

Sun
Aug 4
2024

Location: 

Townsville, Australia

Distance

10.0km

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

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Number of participants: 

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How to train for McDonald's Townsville Running Festival 10km: McDonald's Townsville Running Festival 10km training plans for every runner

To train for McDonald's Townsville Running Festival, 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 10km 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 10km training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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