Want the one secret to finishing a tough mudder?
Yes. The three training keys are here. But there is one secret in training preparation for an endurance run that supersedes them all. Our answer will surprise you. Don’t be miffed.
The secret is — it’s not a race. You don’t need to run. You don’t need to even jog. Training preparation is important in finishing an endurance run. How fast you finish is not important. Don’t be to concerned with how fast you finish. At any time you reset your pace. Take a pause. Enjoy the damn thing! The journey is always the reward. You will find most everyone realizes this once they begin.
why live in needless stress for months running up to this event?
You will love an endurance run. They are advertised as all bark with no bite. No matter your pace, it’s a day to enjoy. The energy at one of these events is powerful. It will transform your mood in an instant. Loads of spectators will cheer anyone on. Participants will eagerly stop to offer a helping hand.
Now please, before you bounce out, think about this. Hard. Yes, training is key! We cover that!
The effect of this understanding on your mental model is critical.
Okay, now please allow a broader explanation. Just don’t lose sight — The journey is the reward! Don’t think about the end of the run, enjoy it! Every step closer to the end is one step closer to ending your fun!
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Here are the Details in Preparing For a Trail Race Event
Endurance obstacle course events have become popular. Most endurance runs add in the element of mud if for no other reason than to create a light hearted fun atmosphere. Endurance runs on a whole are about running stamina, however mud runs such as Warrior Dash are only mud runs. There are no obstacles.
What’s the difference between the Tough Mudder (untimed), Warrior Dash (timed) and Spartan Race (timed) ?
The answer is — very little.
They are all obstacle course events with Tough Mudder being the longest on average and largest. With many races and runs out there, be sure you know what type trail race you are entering. Is it a mud run? Is it an obstacle course? Is it both?