Once the long runs are complete and race day nears, it’s time to taper. Learn how to gradually decrease mileage and intensity to show up at the start feeling mentally and physically strong.
The physical challenge on long distance running is only half the battle. Here’s how to prepare your mind, gain mental strength, and set yourself up to conquer the wall on race day.
A successful fueling strategy is key for conquering those long runs. Check out when and how often to eat during a run, plus so quick and easy fuel ideas.
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Hey there! I’m Maggie, a Michigan native with a passion for running, fitness, the outdoors, and of course – ice cream. Here I’m sharing weekly workout ideas, training tips, running advice, and fitness motivation. Marathon x 7 | Half Marathon x 22