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The Next 24: Final Race Prep

Posted by Maggie in on Thu 05/05/2016 4:51

The Next 24: Final Race Prep

Terra Blatnik, MD
Kelley DeGreeff, ATC
Jeffrey Nepple, MD

St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University
Young Athlete Center

Your final race preparation should send you right up to the starting line, so don’t forget them 24 hours before the race.
Get sleep - make sure to get 8 hours of sleep every night the week before race day, but probably most importantly the night before the race.

Getting Ready for Race Day

Posted by Maggie in on Fri 04/29/2016 4:46

Terra Blatnik, MD

Kelley DeGreeff, ATC

Jeffrey Nepple, MD

 

St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University

Young Athlete Center

 

Whether it is your very first race or your 50th, a 5K or a marathon, there are some common things runners can do in preparation for the big day! 

Below are some tips that might help in the week leading up to the starting line: