Pick a Race to Meet Your Goal

Selecting the right race can be key to your running success

Norman Marcotte
Runner's Life
Published in
5 min readFeb 8, 2023

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Photo by Mārtiņš Zemlickis on Unsplash

Over my 30 years of running, I participated in over 200 races. I’ve raced distances from the mile to 50K ultramarathons. At the beginning of each year, I define my running goals. As I love to race, my goals are usually centered on getting ready for a particular event. There are many reasons why one would want to…

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Norman Marcotte
Runner's Life

Writer, runner, mentor, dreamer. Author of "Take 10 and Reach the Boston Marathon" and the children's book "Frankenstein's Science Project".