With only three days left to the mini marathon, it is important you take it easy this weekend. Here are some great tips to keep you in tip-top condition before your race.
Go for a short run
Go for short runs. You don’t want to exert yourself too much, so that you are too tired and sore on the day of the race.
Even now it is important to stay hydrated. Avoid alcohol – yes, we know it’s a Bank Holiday – and drink plenty of water in the run up to the day and on the day.
Don’t overdo it
Take it easy. In a couple of days you’ll be running for at least an hour, maybe more, so use the weekend to relax and put your feet up.
Look over the route
Make sure you take the time to look over the route. Knowing where you’re going will take out any unwanted surprises.
Get your gear ready
Make sure you have everything ready – race number, leggings/ shorts, running top, sunscreen and anything else you might need.