A Puzzling Approach - Page 3
Another client, Lauren Burtard, of Basalt, Colorado, recounts her experience preparing for a winter uphill race: “Megan’s training plan was challenging and practical as she had me do the majority of my workouts on the same course I raced. The day of my race, I felt the best prepared I had ever been. I had a course PR of 15 minutes!”
The more closely you can simulate specific conditions you could potentially encounter on race day within your everyday training routine, the more tools you will have to dictate wise racing decisions before you even go to the start line.
Megan Lizotte is a decorated elite distance runner and online running coach at www.hgrunning.com. She is a three-time World Mountain Running Championships competitor, two-time Olympic Marathon Trials qualifier and 2011 USATF Trail Marathon Champion.