The Ultimate Pre-Race Running Guide
You have your running shoes, you’ve trained hard, you’ve signed up for the race, now what? This excellent checklist posted at fix.com lists all of the items a racer should complete a week and the night before a race. Two standout items from the list are to avoid buying new gear a week before a race to ensure that your shoes are broken in properly and instead of one large carb load the day before the race, eat carbs in small amounts through the whole day. These tips will help prepare you for a successful race and make the day run smoother so that you can concentrate on putting in your best effort.