Our favourite tips in setting yourself up for that perfect race day, no matter what distance you’re running.
So it's race day. You've trained hard for the last couple of months for this moment. You want it to be as hassle-free as you can get. This is your moment.
But then you start to wonder pre-race; have you eaten enough? Are you properly hydrated? Is your body limbered up enough, or too much?
These worries can put you off mentally, and threaten to ruin your race. Worry not. MSN Sports is here to cure your pre-race jitters and give you your best shot at a great marathon.
Here are what we think's some of the most important things to get you running your best come race day.
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