with you wherever you go. Have a tried-and tested pre-run supper, and if its a long race (half-marathon or more), take special care to eat plenty of low-fat, high-carbohydrate food during the day, such as bread and pasta. But dont get bloated.Dont plan a
the preparation and wait reasonably well but this year I am going with a friend who gets extreme anxiety before a race.
How can I help her and also how can I make sure I stay calm and focused while we wait? – CamloA3.If travelling or staying with them pre-race
1. Mull of Kintyre Half-Marathon, Argyll & Bute, ScotlandDate in 2012: June 3You’ll need more than just a day to soak up the remote beauty of Mull – so it’s a good job the organisers lay on a pre-race pasta party and post-race ceilidh. This race
to establish your personal preferences.Your pre-race dietThe effects of tapering combined with carbohydrate loading have been examined in hundreds of studies, with researchers concluding that this practice improves triathlon times by two to three per cent
for the more novice racer too.The atmosphere at the start was more giant street party than military pre-race focus. Locals posed with runners for photographs, tuneful chants rang in the air and metal barriers were nonchalantly hoisted over the heads
daily.The support and training back up I received from Debra was second to none especially as they are relatively small charity. They organised a training day, subsidised accommodation the night before with pre pasta meal and post race event consisting
are approaching the end of the run and can prepare for a big finish-line flourish.AfternoonPRE-RACE SHARPENERFind some time for a short practice session. In a perfect world you'll do a brief swim, bike and run, but most people are satisfied with a 20-minute bike
perfection.Avoid these mistakes with our must-read 'what went wrong' article.Join The ChatNeed advice? Fancy meeting up with fellow RW members at the start? Pop onto the GNR thread for a healthy dose of pre-race banter.Good luck!
even make it to the start of the race. Fancy dress galoreWith everyone crammed onto the main street, the pre-race entertainment began. There were upside-down tightrope walkers, dancing girls on plinths and the opportunity to have a good look
4K fun run and Junior event taking place alongside the main fixture, there's sure to be something for everyone at the Clandon Park 10K. Not least a pre-race warm-up and free massage to ease you into tip-top racing condition. It's certainly no walk
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