I don’t know many people who don’t enjoy recapping their race experience. Whether it’s a local 5k or a major marathon, don’t we all love to give the play-by-play on the group cool-down, in our training logs or in a formal race report? Even when things don’t go as well as we hoped we like to do a postmortem to figure out what we did wrong and when things go well, it’s glorious to recap that experience!
But when we’re talking about our race report, there is one sentence we should never utter. It’s a sentence I have heard many times from others and a sentence I, myself am guilty of saying. In fact, I was perusing my training log from a few years ago and saw I wrote this very sentence when describing a race. This sentence is not only counterproductive, it’s often just plain disingenuous. And yes, I’m making you read on to find out what that sentence is! Read more >>