The height of the Covid-19 pandemic affected our regular day to day life in ways we never imagined. Especially in the running community. Runners who enjoyed competing at local or destination events saw their races either cancelled or changed to a virtual run.
It hasn’t been until recently where in person races have started to pop back up with less and less restrictions. So, it’s now 2022 and you want to go back to running races again in person. What do you do now?
This blog post is geared towards helping you take your 2022 running goals to new heights by thinking about important questions you need to answer when it comes to planning your event schedule.
Below are questions you should consider asking yourself when planning out your race event schedule for the year:
Ultimately there are so many aspects of running that one needs to take into consideration when they are planning their race schedule for the year. Not all of them are listed above but we wanted to provide you with a starting point to get you thinking. Having a game plan will help you get on a good path to achieving your 2022 running goals.
A recent Harvard Case Study found that people who set goals are 10 times more likely to achieve their goals than those who don’t set goals. Goal setting helps create new behaviors, helps you remain focused and builds momentum that you can build off of.
So get out that 2022 calendar and start planning out your race event schedule today. Once you have answered many of the questions above, then start registering for each race which includes paying the race fee. After registering go to your calendar and start writing down the races on the dates when the races will be held. Set reminders on your phone and or calendar. Plan your training routine and then go to work! You’ll have to adjust as you go and how you feel but the hardest part of your training will be planning it all.
2022 is the year to #RunInspired TRC Family! We want each and every one of you to not only achieve your goals but to live a life that inspires a nation. What are you waiting for? Go out and achieve your impossible Today!
TRC Family if there are any other questions that you feel are important to ask yourself when planning your race schedule for the year, please feel free to contribute by adding your comments below. We’d love to hear from you!