Running Trail Races By Yourself
Following up on last week’s discussion about long training runs and how to safely plan them out with self supported aid, we talked this week about trail races that you do without a support crew.
Getting in those long runs is essential for being able to run longer distances — and while the physical portion of the training can be difficult enough (and fun!) there’s more to it than just hitting the road or trail and running for several hours at a time.
It’s not always easy to plan on trip or a long trail run when you take into consideration family and friends, is it? Sometimes it’s a matter of timing or maybe it’s just that they might not understand why you want to get up at 5 am to go…