01 Mar '16, 12am

11 Things To Do During Race Week

11 Things To Do During Race Week

1) Be prepared for any weather situation, but do not obsess about it. You cannot control the forecast, but you can be ready to handle anything mother nature throws your way on race morning. 2) On a blank sheet of paper, write out every hard workout you successfully completed since you started training for this race. When you start to feel anxious or doubt your abilities, look at the list to assure yourself that you did everything possible to get ready for race day. 3) Make sure you have everything you need for race day early in the week, so you don’t have to frantically look for anything the day of the race. 4) Don’t do anything new. Don’t eat something new. Don’t try a new workout class in your spare time. This means if you haven’t been doing yoga during your training, don’t go to a yoga class during the taper unless it’s a restorative class where you basically take a nap...

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