Good for you! You’ve decided to try running a race. There’s nothing like the feeling of accomplishment when you cross that finish line for the first time. If you’ve just started upping the ante on your exercise game, though, a race setting can be a little intimidating.
So, you’ve been training over the past few months to run your first 5K. Although it’s exciting, if you’re not a seasoned runner, it can be nerve wrecking. Are you prepared for the event? Is there anything else you should be doing or considering before and after the race?
Good news! We’ve compiled a list of helpful milestones you should consider from our in-house trainer Jennifer Brazen. Check these out:
Leading up to the race:
You Did It! The Day of the Race:
This is a fun, quick race so you’ll have time to recover and enjoy your day!
Did we miss anything? What do you do to prepare? Leave us a question or comment below and good luck on your race!
Most recent update: 4/4/2018
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