7 Rescues for a Race Day Emergency

As runners, we spend countless hours training our legs, heart and lungs to go the distance.  We wake up early, work on our nutrition and plan out every detail in an attempt to leave nothing to chance.  We even spend time honing our mental strategies for race day and visualizing that perfect PR-worthy run.  But all of this preparation, while necessary, isn't a guarantee that race day will be a smooth ride. 

In fact, although we may plan for the best, we should also spend some time preparing for the worst. 

While you are visualizing greatness, take a moment to visualize working through (and ultimately overcoming) some of the scenarios below.

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