As race day approaches, the amount of physical training will taper off. This is a great time to step up the mental training—which doesn’t take a lot of time, and no sweating is involved. There are also some logistic items that you can prepare that will take the pressure off during race weekend. There is a countdown list in my book GALLOWAY TRAINING PROGRAMS with other information. Here are the key areas:
Your Race Day Checklist
In case you are prone to “pre-race jitters”, here’s a list to stay on track for packing and running.
PACKING LIST FOR CHECKED BAG
Your watch or timer, set for the appropriate run-walk-run ratio
FANNY PACK LIST
YOU CAN DO IT!