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Ask any experienced runner for their best piece of advice and it almost always includes “don’t start too fast” and “don’t try anything new on race day”. While those two tips are critically important, they skip over a whole host of other mistakes which we’ve all had to learn the hard way. Unless you prefer to learn things the hard way, here are 8 mistakes to avoid for a great race:
Mistake 1: Big Pre-race Dinner
In it’s most simplistic terms, stop signing up for the all you can eat pasta dinner. It’s usually too much food, too much fat and not the way you normally eat. Over eating means all that food can make you feel sluggish in the morning or impair sleep as your body…
Ask any experienced runner for their best piece of advice and it almost always includes “don’t start too fast” and “don’t try anything new on race day”.
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