2024 Royal Sutton Fun Run 8.5 Mile: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Royal Sutton Fun Run 8.5 Mile – 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 Royal Sutton Fun Run boasts a unique 8.5-mile course that meanders through the attractive streets of Sutton Coldfield and the adjoining natural landscapes, offering a blend of urban and green spaces. The race is celebrated not only for its engaging route but also for its strong community atmosphere, drawing families, local businesses, and runners from various backgrounds. Participants appreciate the supportive crowds and the festive feel of the event, which includes local bands and cheer stations along the route to motivate runners. Concluding with a gathering in one of the local parks, the event allows participants and spectators to enjoy post-run celebrations that often include food stalls, live music, and activities for children, making it a cornerstone event for the community each year.

Date: 

Sun
Jun 2
2024

Location: 

Birmingham, United Kingdom

Distance

13.7km

Elevation profile: 

Moderate

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

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Number of participants: 

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How to train for Royal Sutton Fun Run 8.5 Mile: Royal Sutton Fun Run 8.5 Mile training plans for every runner

To train for Royal Sutton Fun Run, 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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