2023 Potomac River Run Fall Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Potomac River Run Fall 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 Potomac River Run Marathon is a captivating 26.2-mile race that meanders along the scenic banks of the Potomac River, offering runners breathtaking views and a flat, fast course. Starting and finishing near Washington, D.C., participants traverse portions of the C&O Canal towpath, experiencing the natural beauty of the river, historical landmarks, and lush greenery. This marathon is renowned not only for its picturesque landscape but also for its peaceful ambiance, as the towpath provides a break from urban hustle and bustle. Embraced by both novice and seasoned marathoners, the Potomac River Run Marathon stands out as a tranquil yet challenging race in the nation's capital region.

Date: 

Sat
Oct 7
2023

Location: 

Carderock, United States

Distance

42.2km

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

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Number of participants: 

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How to train for Potomac River Run Fall Marathon: Potomac River Run Fall Marathon training plans for every runner

To train for Potomac River Run Fall, 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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