This is my first event and I'm scared.

  • Many first timers feel a sense of anxiety prior to their event day. This is a normal reaction to the unknown. If you have managed to follow, at least in the most part, a recommended training programme you should have nothing to worry about on race day. The Great Run Training Tutorials and Guides section has lots of hints and tips that will help make your event an enjoyable experience. Try to remember that the experience of taking part in the event is as much a part of the day as the time you run. For many, simply completing the event is the measure of success.

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