Debunking Three Popular Pre-Race Myths

Learn why (and how) to avoid making these same mistakes before your next race.

Runners put a lot of thought and planning into their training schedule, and with good reason. The right combination of hard workouts, recovery efforts, weekly mileage and long runs are the main ingredients necessary to run a new personal best. An often overlooked, yet critical component to running fast, however, is executing in the final days and hours leading up to the race. Even small mistakes in this tiny timeframe before a race can spell disaster regardless of how fit you are.

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To help maximize your chances of success on race day, let’s look at three of the most common pre-race myths and learn why (and how) to avoid making these same mistakes before your next race.

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