Tips For Cross - Country Training And Racing. By Duncan Larkin, Published Jul. 17, , Updated Jan. 18, at PM UTC. Share Tweet Email. Cross country racing might be simple, but it has its subtleties. If you're new to cross country, these simple tips will get you started racing towards your potential. Cross country running tips and advice. Cross country training, breathing, keys for beginners to understand.
Close your mouth while running! But racing can present different challenges. Time the mile run and work out your running pace — it's a pace that is 1 to 2 minutes slower per mile than your mile trial time. Never stop mid-race, even if it means going slow. Anyone can do the first half of a workout. You can do this, yes you can!
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