How to Race When You’re Undertrained

Sometimes life just happens, and you get derailed from your training plan. From a hectic work schedule to a busy social life, even the best intentions to train for a race can be met with challenges that make getting in even a quick run nearly impossible.

Before you know it, the race you signed up for months ago is looming and you aren't nearly as prepared as you'd hoped. If you don't race, you lose the cost of the entry fee, and if you do race, you risk feeling terrible—or a DNF.

Luckily, there are a few strategies you can employ to get you to the finish line happy and injury-free.

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