For most week days, I go for a frisbee toss with the pup while I stretch and “document” my run, a quick shower, protein smoothie, and out the door for work. Nothing special here…
For my longer weekend runs, I opt for some post run stretching and foam rolling, a more substantial coffee of choice (usually bulletproof coffee…yum!! DEF a reward!!) to keep me going, and some major refuelling throughout the day.
Different than “at-home” runs, at races, I really enjoy the excitement of the day!
I hang around the finishers area for a little while, eat bananas, drink ice cold water, chat with runners that I started and/or finished with, and root on the rest of the finishers. I mostly enjoy getting to snack on a great spread 🙂 Bananas are my favorite!
Most of these races, I am pacing as well. So I get to know my runners before the race and I enjoy seeing them through to the finish!
After long runs, my main focuses are :
What is your long run reward or ritual?