Watermelon, pickles, potatoes, bananas … these sound like prime summer-time picnic foods right? Believe it or not, these foods are often used as fuel in an ultramarathon event (which is considered any distance over 26.2miles).
They are also foods that Australian Elite Ultrarunner Lucy Bartolomew says she enjoys both on and off the trails.
Fun runs, themed races, inflatables, virtual races and other great ideas make completing a 5k an attainable goal for almost everyone. Here are some common mistakes for first timers to avoid for a great race day experience.