As we discussed on Monday, fall marathon season is upon us! Cinnamon and I are targeting PRs in New York. Jasmine, Catnip, and Ginkgo are going for it in Columbus. Ginger’s doing a little half late in the fall. Cardamom is taking on Wineglass and Sage is taking on Portland … this weekend! No matter what fall half or full you’re targeting, it’s time to get serious about getting yourself race ready. If you’re like me, to get race ready, you have spent the past several months working on building base mileage, long runs, tempo runs, and intervals. These are the foundations of half and full marathon success.
But there’s another component to reaching time goals that should not be neglected in the final weeks: the dress rehearsal. Just like any performance, a big race performance requires a full dress rehearsal to calm a few of the race day jitters and work out the kinks in your race plan. Here’s how to execute the perfect marathon dress rehearsal. Read more >>