2024 Quest Glendalough Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Quest Glendalough 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 43km Sport category of Quest Glendalough is a diverse and exciting adventure race that takes participants through the heart of the Wicklow Mountains. The race includes a mix of trail running, road biking, and kayaking, making it a dynamic and engaging challenge for athletes with varying strengths. The course provides a stunning backdrop of rugged landscapes and historic sites, adding to the overall experience. It's an ideal race for adventure seekers looking to test their skills in multiple disciplines while enjoying the natural beauty of one of Ireland's most iconic locations.

Date: 

Sat
Apr 6
2024

Location: 

Glendalough, Ireland

Distance

42.2km / 26.2mi

Elevation profile: 

Hilly

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

937m /

Number of participants: 

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How to train for Quest Glendalough Marathon: Quest Glendalough Marathon training plans for every runner

To train for Quest Glendalough, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

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Having a plan will also help with accountability, meaning that you can focus purely on improving your running game.

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