31 Mar '17, 11am

Learn from those who have run before you. 18 things to do/not do for your first half marathon.

Realize that good nutrition planning is not just for the elites and you can’t wing it on race day. It’s about being well hydrated in the days leading up to the race, getting your electrolytes balanced and learning what fuel works for you during the run. Read the myths of carbo-loading >> Packing Checklist Get totally anal retentive about planning what you are brining to the race. You can certainly buy things last minute at the expo, but save yourself the anxiety by having your perfect gel, socks and any potential variation of weather outfit available. Folks who have done the Disney World Marathon will tell you they always pack thinking it’s a Florida race and have been surprised at the start more than once with a 30 degree day…no fun without any warmer clothes. Print out this great half marathon packing check list

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