25 May '16, 10pm

All I can tell you is that this approached helped me with my races...

All I can tell you is that this approached helped me with my races...

The surface : Will you be running on pavement, concrete, road or trail? This matters because you need to train your body for that surface. The elevation gain/loss : What are the hills like on your course? When people think "hills" they think mostly about running UP. But training to run DOWN is equally as important. Not only is there actually a way to run down (see HERE ), but you need to train your legs (quads) for the descents. The weather: It's easy enough to get the average temperature for the time when you will be racing. Also look at things like humidity or lack thereof. If you aren't used to dry air, there could be some adverse affects on you as you run (see HERE ). On the other hand, if you live in a dry climate and aren't used to humidity, be prepared to potentially see a dip in your performance. The risk of overheating is higher during humid workouts because the b...

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