Champaign, Ill. (WCIA)

Preparing for race day

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Christie Clinic Illinois Race Weekend is coming: April 28-30, 2022

What should I do/not do the week before the race?

Don’t train too much before the race

Do continue to work out

Don’t strength train or perform unfamiliar exercises/movements

DON’T change equipment the week before you’re “A” race

Do avoid poor diet and alcohol

Do get enough sleep

Don’t catch up on life

How should I recover after my half marathon?

Rehydrate

Rest

Refuel

Warm down

Get sleep

Do a Recovery Run the day after

Simple stretches/Foam roll