Here are 5 simple, yet very valuable tips to help you get ready for the Big Day!
- Hydrate and fuel yourself. The day before the race, drink plenty of water and choose a dinner with lots of carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol or excessive amounts of caffeine this specific day. Your morning cup of coffee is OK, but not all day.
- DO NOT wear brand new shoes for the race. Whatever shoes you plan to race in, be sure to wear on your training runs.
- Have your gear ready and packed before going to bed. Clothes, food/snacks, water should all be packed and ready to go. If you’re using any electronic devices, such as smart phones or mp3 players, make sure they are fully charged.
- Eat what you normally eat. On the morning of the race, eat foods that you have been consuming prior to [Read More...]