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Rachel Joyce has been second twice at Kona and won countless Ironman races. And more than a few of those times, she’s run her way up through the field from T2.
Here she shares some suggestions on how to tackle the 26.2-mile run leg of the Hawaii From Home challenge—though these tips can be applied to a regular race too:
- Focus on maintaining your form with some simple prompts: tuck your chin, relax your shoulders, and stay tall
- Remember: it’s never too late or too early to eat and drink
- Make some goals for yourself and break it up in advance