Top Tips To Be Race Day Ready

Is running a half marathon on your bucket list?  If so these top tips to be race day ready will have you ready to push through 13.1 miles like nothing.

Top Tips To Be Race Day Ready

Relax – For the most part try to take it easy for the day.  Don’t overload yourself with chores, lots of standing or walking.  Just take it easy and enjoy the day.
Short Run –  Listen to your body and if you need a full day of rest, take it.  However, it might be a good idea to get yourself moving.
Pick up your packet – Head to the event location and pick up all your race day information.  If you have any questions about the event, make sure to ask them all at pick up.  So, you are well prepared.

tips to be race day ready

Look over the course map – Get familiar with your race.  It’s a good idea to know what the race will look like.
Get everything together for your race – You typically have to be up before the sun for your race.  This means you should have all of your race day items ready to go.
Make a motivating playlist –  Have you favorite songs on a playlist that will play when you are not hooked up to wifi.
Eat Healthy – Eat your fruits, veggies, carbs and protein.  Do NOT try any new foods or supplements.  You don’t want to be sick the night of your race.
Drink lots of water – Make sure you are well hydrated for your race.  Taking in water the day before is a great way to help you prepare.
Get a good night sleep – Try to get to bed a decent time.  You will be up early and it will be a long day.

Now get out there and have a great race.  You will rock it!

Megan Ballard
Megan is the owner and creator behind Live Plentiful. She also blogs all things style, beauty and travel at The Fashionista Momma.

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