Getting ready for 10K.

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  1. Sikk

    Sikk White Belt

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    I haven't really been running as much as I should, but I think im going to do the sun run still in 8 days, IS there anything I could do now to help me threw it? im just going to eat good and hopefully I can run the full thing. What kind of breakfast should i have on the day of the run, it starts at 9:00am.
     
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    Oatmeal, fruit and water.
     
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    Nothing that will make you need a shit, which with runner's bowel-prone bowels like mine rules out oats. If I plan to run early I'll down a few eggs with toast then maybe a banana.

    How prepared are you for 10K?
     
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    well I'm not sure, im not good with calculating distances, I can jog for 45 Min's, i know that. i plan on getting another 2 good runs within the 8 days and rest before the 10K.
     
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    eat what you would normally eat on any given day, try to eat early and shit before the race. Its all gravy after that. Its only an hour
     
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    good luck i am going to start to try to run
     
  7. Sikk

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    I have a question, how far would I have went if I slow jogged steady for an hour? I just had a run yesterday that lasted an hour, but I forgot my step counter..
     
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    We can't answer you there mate. It could vary between 5 and 8 miles.


    As long as you know you won't be finishing first you'll be fine. As long as you can jog for about a hour->hour 20 (which isn't THAT bad if you have something to occup your mind) you'll get through it
     
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    i suggest making a banana smoothie the morning of the race. take a banana, cup of milk, a bit of yogurt, and blend it all together. Throw on some cinamon if you want. It is pretty good, and easily digestible. I also suggest that you have at least a half hour to warm up. I usually run a SLOW jog for few minutes, then a light stretch, then a faster jog for a minute or two, then stretch. oh yeah, download the beatdown and bring a music player. My final bit of advice is to take a shower and look decent because there might be some hot girl runners.
     
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    light breakfast its only a 10k so u dont need to carb load
     
  12. Namistai

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    The running freaks around here load up on carbs like pasta the day before a race. Then have a light protein breakfast like hard boiled eggs (whites) and lots of water.
     
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    there is no need for super carbing for a race that takes under one hour
     
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    The night before have some good carbs. The day of the race get up at least 2 hours early, and eat something, personally for me it is a bananna, and also some PowerAid or Gatoraid also drink some water. 1 Hour before hand strech and jog/ slowly run about 1500 or 2000 meters. Just relax, go out smart and finish strong. The race is 6.2 miles just remember that.
     

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