RACE DAY

Race Day is exciting, nerve racking, emotional, physical, mental and everything you have been preparing for. Here are some tips and tricks from our coaches on how to get what you deserve out of your day.
Race Day is exciting, nerve racking, emotional, physical, mental and everything you have been preparing for. Here are some tips and tricks from our coaches on how to get what you deserve out of your day.

Mental Strategies for Race Day

Contributor: Matt Dixon  Category: Race Day

When you wake up on race morning, you’re either physically prepared to achieve your goal or you’re not. There is nothing you can do to change your fitness level in the final hours before the gun goes off…

Hydration and Fueling Guidelines for Race Day

Contributor: Matt Fitzgerald  Category: Race Day

What you eat and drink on the day of a race—both before and during the event—has a major impact on how you perform, for better or worse. Consuming the wrong things or the right things…

Fixing the Fade: Feeling Strong in the Final Miles

Contributor: Greg McMillan Category: Race Day

Like most first-time marathoners, I sailed through 18 miles of my first marathon feeling like a million bucks. By 21 miles I wasn’t worth five cents. I faded badly over those final six miles.

Coach Greg’s Pre-race Pep Talk

Contributor: Greg McMillan Category: Race Day

Before you read this section, I need you to be in a quiet space with no distractions. I need you to be in a calm mood with nothing pressing on your mind. Okay. Ready? Here is my super secret sauce…

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