Ok. One month to go. This is the “meat” of the training, where you fatigue is often heaviest. But, this is also likely to be your last big week of training before you begin to gradually taper down and peak for the race. It may seem like just “surviving” the training but don’t worry, the work is about to pay off. Once you get through this week, you will begin to slowly yet progressively feel better and better as race day approaches.
Racing is a mental game. Learn my “Go Zone” racing strategy to get the most from yourself on race day:
“I am because we are.” This Xhosa tribe mantra reminds me just how important training partners and supporters are to the runner. Remember to thank them frequently.