I always like to take a look back at races or long runs to reflect on what I can improve on next time. While I really enjoyed the Charles Street 12, there were definitely some lessons learned.
- If you are going to wear your Garmin during the race, turn it on.
- It’s okay to run with a friend who is at a different pace, but once your body starts to reject that pace, listen to your body. Your friend will understand because they get it…they run too.
- Always be sure to warm up before and stretch afterwards.
- Know the warning signs of dehydration, which was the most important lesson learned of the day.
So, let’s talk about dehydration and how to stay hydrated. Continue reading