Signing up for a race is an accomplishment in its own so congratulations on getting started with running! No matter if you are running your first 5K or crushing your next 10K, Half Marathon, or Full Marathon preparing for your race is the most important. Below I've included my top 5 tips for preparing and cross-training for your next race accomplishment.
There’s only 3 days left until the Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Series overtakes the Nation’s Capital, are ready? You’ve come this far with your training, short runs, long runs, days you wanted to give-up and days you felt like you could run further, so take these few days leading up to Saturday to hydrate, relax, and prepare for race-day logistics. There is no point to start stressing or to get in those extra miles that you weren’t able to log during your training session, your body is ready. Below I’ve listed a few things I personally do to prepare for race day, including hydration, shake-out runs, pre-race logistics, and refueling post race.