2024 Run 4 The River Half Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Run 4 The River 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

Starting from Mabee Farm and finishing at Frog Alley in Schenectady, the half marathon is not only a race but a scenic tour through some of New York's most beautiful riverside settings. The course is favored by runners looking to set personal records due to its gentle decline and the supportive atmosphere provided by local communities. Produced in partnership with Nark Running Strategies and ARE Event Productions, the event promises a well-organized race day with live music and a post-race party that participants can look forward to. The Run 4 The River Half Marathon is a standout event for both its competitive edge and its celebration of the natural beauty of the Schenectady area.

Date: 

Sat
Aug 31
2024

Location: 

Schenectady, United States

Distance

21.1km / 13.1mi

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

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Number of participants: 

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How to train for Run 4 The River Half Marathon: Run 4 The River Half Marathon training plans for every runner

To train for Run 4 The River 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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