It is so important to go into a race mentally ready to tackle the big event ahead. Part of being mentally prepared is having a pacing plan and knowing exactly what you should be doing to feel good during the race. Today we will be chatting about ways to assess your fitness to develop goals then how to establish a pacing plan for a half marathon and full marathon race.
How can you assess your fitness level?
What is the best distance workout or race to look at when determining marathon race?
Should you look at past performances?
Should you have A,B,C goals depending on weather & how you are feeling?
What is a good range between goals? 5, 10, & 20 min?
Is it okay to throw out your race plan and run faster than A race?
Does it matter how many times you have raced this distance?
Why do negative splits work?
What is your recommendation to someone who says negative splits don’t work for them?