2024 Thunderbird Trail Run 8 Mile: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Thunderbird Trail Run 8 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

Starting along the same routes used by longer races, the 8 Mile event diverges to offer a unique blend of Lake Thunderbird’s diverse ecosystems, including wooded trails and lakeside views. The course features a variety of terrains that test both speed and agility, making it suitable for intermediate runners or those preparing for longer distances. The supportive atmosphere, marked by enthusiastic volunteers and well-stocked aid stations, ensures a positive and motivating experience for all participants. As they cross the finish line, runners are welcomed into a celebratory environment where they can enjoy the camaraderie of fellow trail enthusiasts and partake in post-race festivities.

Date: 

Sat
Nov 9
2024

Location: 

Norman, United States

Distance

12.8km / 8.0mi

Elevation profile: 

Moderate

Website: 

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Elevation gain: 

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Number of participants: 

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How to train for Thunderbird Trail Run 8 Mile: Thunderbird Trail Run 8 Mile training plans for every runner

To train for Thunderbird Trail Run, 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.

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  • 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 training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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