While there are some people who can not run for weeks or months and then go out and run 26.2 miles on nothing more than a whim (these people will henceforth be referred to as freaks), the rest of us mortals require some level of consistent training in order to survive (and dare I say, thrive in?) your particular race. Read more
“Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face.”
Sage advice from the former champ. Who would have ever thought Mike Tyson and sage advice could be linked in such fine fashion? Not me, but I think he’s on to something here.
When runners come up with training plans to help them prepare for their next race, they rarely have to worry about literally getting punched in the face.
But the metaphorical fists start flying early and often, and very few people are able to make it from the first day of their plan to race day without getting hit a few times.
Did you plan for that 5 of clubs to the grill? Doubtful. Read more