Colonial Cares 5K

MDA Memorial Day 5K

You love getting into better shape, and running is an ideal way to do just that. But sometimes, it can be hard to find the motivation to run on your own, especially if you are used to running with other people. One easy way to get yourself to run more, though, is to sign up for a 5K. This is easier to do now than ever as countless people are taking to the track to get their sweat on at races across the area. Are you looking for the best new 5K to participate in? Then come on out to the Colonial Cares 5K, and get ready to run. Whether you want to take it easy and just do some jogging or you’re ready for a hardcore run, you’re going to have a great time.

This race is going to take place on Saturday, May 25. Be sure you’re there at the Harker Heights Parks & Recreation Center in Harker Heights by 8 a.m. for the beginning of the race. Oh, and you have to remember to register and get your tickets as soon as possible.

Now, check out some tips that will help you run your best race yet.

Make Sure You’re Hydrated

There’s nothing worse than running when you’re dehydrated. If it’s only mild, you may just feel less than great while you’re running. But if you are severely hydrated, you could be running into bigger problems. Therefore, ensure that you drink enough water in the days leading up to the race, and you should be good to go.

Wear Comfortable Shoes

If you aren’t used to running long distances, you may not know which shoes to wear. While you may want to wear a brand-new pair, you should stick to shoes that you’ve already broken in. That way, you know they’re going to be comfortable when you hit the track.

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Don’t Eat a Huge Breakfast

There’s a good chance that you’re going to want to eat something before you start running on the day of the event. After all, you don’t want to have to cross the finish line on an empty stomach. However, it’s important that you don’t eat too much, which could cause cramps or slow you down. Therefore, try to grab something small such as a granola bar.

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