Here are my tips for an afternoon race:
- Plan your food - carbo loading the night before doesn't work so well. I had cereal for breakfast, and then a bagel with egg and salmon for lunch.
- Take it easy-ish, but move in the morning - I took the boys for a long (for 3 year olds) walk.
- Enjoy it! I decided this year I'm going to just enjoy all things running and not try (too hard) to beat the clock.
For music I went back to the '80s and played a good 'ol mix loop of one hit wonders.
The prize for this race was pretty cool too - a horse shoe:
Now if only I could master not looking so dorky at the start: