2024 Weskus Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Weskus 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

Set against the backdrop of the rugged Western Cape coastline, the Weskus Marathon takes participants on a journey through some of South Africa's most spectacular scenery, starting from the serene Tzaarsbank near Postberg. The course winds its way along the coastline, providing runners with unparalleled views of the Atlantic Ocean, indigenous flora, and the possibility of spotting wildlife, making it a marathon experience unlike any other. Designed to be of moderate difficulty, the race challenges runners with a mix of terrain, including road sections and trails that meander through natural beauty spots. Concluding with a warm reception at the Langebaan Country Estate, the Weskus Marathon not only tests the endurance of its participants but also offers them a profound connection with the natural beauty of the Weskus region.

Date: 

Sat
Mar 16
2024

Location: 

Langebaan, South Africa

Distance

42.2km

Elevation profile: 

Moderate

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

450m

Number of participants: 

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How to train for Weskus Marathon: Weskus Marathon training plans for every runner

To train for Weskus 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 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 Marathon training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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