2024 Slave Route Challenge 5km: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Slave Route Challenge 5km – 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

Kicking off at the historic City Hall, the 5km race in the Slave Route Challenge invites families, schools, and individuals to take part in a meaningful journey through Cape Town, highlighting locations integral to the city's slave history. This shorter distance is tailored to encourage wide participation, enabling people of all fitness levels to engage with the city's past in a personal and active way. As participants traverse the route, they encounter various landmarks and plaques that narrate the stories of slavery and resistance, making the run not only an exercise in physical fitness but also a lesson in historical awareness. The event culminates in a communal gathering that celebrates the spirit of unity and resilience, making the Slave Route Challenge 5km a poignant and educational experience for all involved.

Date: 

Sun
May 26
2024

Location: 

Cape Town, South Africa

Distance

5km / 3.1mi

Elevation profile: 

Moderate

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

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Number of participants: 

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How to train for Slave Route Challenge 5km: Slave Route Challenge 5km training plans for every runner

To train for Slave Route Challenge, 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 5km 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 5km training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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