This is it, the final stretch. Months of your life, more effort than you imagined and, quite possibly, millions of steps have led you to these last days of training. With the big day quickly approaching, here are our last-minute tips for marathon/half marathon day survival:
Michael Hartmann, M.D., is an emergency medicine physician at Edward Hospital and the Race Medical Director of the Healthy Driven Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon.
Laurie Lasseter is a marathoner, ACE certified personal trainer, and an RRCA certified running coach with Edward-Elmhurst Health & Fitness Centers.
Register for the 2019 Healthy Driven Running Series. Runners who finish all three races (5K or longer) in Plainfield (Sept. 29), Naperville (Oct. 20) and Oswego (Oct. 27) will receive a Healthy Driven Running Series finisher medal. Register now.
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