Yeah! Go Far Go Fast happens tomorrow. It's going to be a beautiful day to come out and race. Thanks to everyone who supports Go Far throughout the year.
Here are some tips for a great race day.
Go Far Go Fast Race Tip #1:Choose Your Pre-Race Food Wisely
Eat a meal at least one hour prior to the start of the race. Choose something high in carbohydrates and lower in fat, fiber, and protein. Stay away from rich, fatty, or high-fiber foods, as they may cause gastrointestinal distress. Bagels, a bowl of cereal are perfect. Less is more on race day.
Go Far Go Fast...Tip #2
Pick Up Your Race Packet Early. No one likes the stress of waiting in a line. Bring a light snack and a blanket so you can relax while waiting for your race to start.
Go Far Go Fast Tip #3
Dress for success! The general rule to racing is to dress for a temperature that's 15 degrees warmer than it really is. Lay everything out the night before. Perhaps most important is have your good running shoes ready. Stay away from OSiris, Vans, Converse, Toms, Sperry's, Uggs and anything open. Consider, New Balance, Asics, Brooks, Nike, Adidas...shoes with good arch support.
Go Far Go Fast -Tip #4
A pair of new Nike free Runs -$77.95
The price of an entry to Go Far Go Fast-$10.00
The post race ice-cream reward at Dari Serv- $3.00
Seeing a huge smile on your child’s face while crossing the finish line…Priceless!
Go Far…Achieve Anything
Go Far Go Fast race tip # 5
Don't start at the front of the starting line. People tend to trip up there. Start farther back in the pack than you think you need to . If you child doesn't feel like listening to this advice, put it this way...if you start further back, it's way, way more fun to pass people than to be passed.
Go Far Go Fast Tip#6
Bring a cheering section to the race. Bring all of Kansas... Auntie Em, the Scarecrow, Tinman and the lion too. All of Oz will be there cheering you on. Just tap the heels of your sneakers together, and say there’s no race like Go Far Go Fast and you’ll be through the finish in no time. There will be plenty of Muchkins to cheer you through.
Go Far, Go Fast Tip #7
Run fast! Don’t just race for the participation award, run you heart out and test yourself. It’s good to work hard, it always rewarding.
Go Far Go Fast Tip#8
Be a mentor. A mentor is some one who cares about the other people in the race. If your done racing, cheer every other finisher to the finish line. You would want the same done for you.
Go Far Go Fast Tip #9
Now this one is reaaallllyyy important. Don’t forget to tie your shoes. Double knotting would be smart call.
Go Far Go Fast Tip #10
Racing can be a bit nerve racking, but running Go Far Go Fast is one of those challenges that teach you how to take on life with no regrets. As with any challenge, do it with a smile. Remember to have fun, congratulate your fellow racers and thank the people who made it all possible.