The best place to start then is to look back on your execution. Did you do what you planned to do? How was your pacing? Did you start too hard then fall apart? How about nutrition, did you ever get hungry? Did you bonk? How about your gear, did you choose the right equipment for race day? What would you do differently next time?Read More
You cannot allow anxiety and stress to change your plan or distract you on race day.Read More
Whatever you do, don’t wait till race morning to think through prepping what you need to race and race well.
It takes incredible discipline to be able to put these kinds of hurdles out of your mind, to control your emotions adequately in the moment, but by visualizing the good and the bad and practicing them, you will set yourself up for success on race day.Read More
Training will be more than just getting into shape to be able to run that half marathon. It will be the process of getting ready to run that half marathon in the exact conditions you’ll encounter. That means simulation.Read More
When you’re doing an endurance event you haven’t done before, it’s common to be apprehensive about what you’re getting into.Read More
Races are one of the best networking opportunities in the world. I’ve met folks in literally every field of business through racing, and some have become very close friends. Racing near where you live creates the opportunity to meet others who like you, want to race.Read More
Gearing up, I did my best to imitate the people around me. This was my first race and I had no idea what I was doing, so I mimicked how others set up their transition area, and tried desperately to calm my heart rate.Read More