Mentally Preparing for Long Distance Running
By Kai Morris
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail”- Benjamin Franklin
Runners often prepare to a high level with their physical fitness, often developing training routines, such as the one my colleague Joshua McCabe suggested. However, often the mental side of preparation gets left out. Mental preparation, alongside your physical preparation, will give you the best shot at achieving your goal, no matter what it is.
Long distance running is a challenge! There is no doubt that it puts you under a level of stress and discomfort, which is why below are four tips to help you mentally prepare for the Bridge to Brisbane to manage this discomfort!