Your goal event, be it a marathon or a 5k, does not care what you did the month before the race.
It doesn’t even worry about the three to five month period that you’ve dedicated to the specific goal race.
What is is concerned with is your frequency, consistency, and volume of miles over the long term. We’re talking months to years. Every day adds up, a marathon is worth more than the sum of its parts. Every little decision matters, and the consistency of positive choices makes a difference when you get to the starting line.
Training is not only the time you spend on the run, but it is the decisions (positive or negative) that you make along the way. Below is a list of common negative decisions that all runners should be mindful to avoid.
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